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Philosophy & Ethics A Level at Haberdashers' Aske's Crayford Academy

Course description

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Course content

The Philosophy & Ethics A-Level comprises of three units:


Unit 1: Philosophy

§  Philosophical Issues & Questions

§  Problems of Evil & Suffering

§  Philosophical Language

§  Influences & Developments in Religious Belief


Unit 2: Ethics

§  A Study of Three Ethical Theories

§  Ethical Language

§  Deontology & Virtue Ethics

§  Medical Ethics


Unit 3: The Study of Religion

§  Values & Teachings

§  Sources of Authority

§  Social & Historical Developments

§  Religion & Society

Entry requirements

B in English Language and/or Religious Studies


3 exams at the end of Year 13

Future opportunities

Philosophy & Ethics is an academic subject that is valued by many universities. Many people who study it go on to careers in law, government & politics, journalism, teaching and banking.


Further information

Useful course combinations

History, English Literature, Mathematics, Sociology & Psychology

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haberdashers' Aske's Crayford Academy directly.

Last updated date: 03 November 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years