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Religious Studies A Level *FEES PAYABLE* at Felsted School

Course description

The AS and A Level syllabi are
challenging and thought provoking
units. It inspires creative, independent
thinking on issues which are relevant
and meaningful to today’s society.
 
Questions such as “Should actions be
considered moral based on their
consequences or motives?” and “Are
we really free?” are researched and
debated in a dynamic and interactive
way.
 
Key transferable skills are learnt and
refined throughout the course,
meaning that RS AS and A Level is a
highly regarded subject by the top
Universities and paves the way to a
diverse number of careers paths such
as Law and Journalism.
 
RS teaches the skills of
investigation, reflection, analysis,
interpretation, debate, evaluation
and communication.
 
RS is looked on favourably for a
career in medicine of law by
universities.
 
RS also works well with Biology,
English, History, Psychology,
Government and Politics, History
of Art and Classical Civilisation

 

Course content

See above.

Entry requirements

A grade B at GCSE Level is recommended.

Assessment

AS Level
Unit A Religion and Ethics 1
Utilitarianism
Situation Ethics
Abortion and Euthanasia
50% (25% of A Level).
 
Unit C Philosophy of Religion
The Cosmological Argument
Religious Experience
Psychology of Religion
Atheism and Postmodernism
50% (25% of A Level).
 
A Level
Unit 3A Religion and Ethics
Libertarianism, free will and
determinism
Virtue Ethics
Sexual Ethics
Science and Technology
25%
 
Unit 4C (Synoptic Paper)
Topic 2: Ways of moral decision
making
Religious and Ethical teachings
applied to medical research and
development.
25%

Future opportunities

Employers look for the following skills
which are taught in RS: logic, literacy,
critical evaluation, problem solving,
negotiation and thinking skills. These
skills will be useful in a number of
careers, for example: Journalism, Law,
Travel, Advertising, Teaching, Media,
Civil Service and Counselling.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Felsted School directly.

Last updated date: 08 June 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years

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