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Religion, Philosophy and Ethics A Level at Thurston Community College

Course description

Year One

Philosophy of Religion (H173/01): Ancient philosophical influences; Soul, mind and body; Arguments for and against the existence of God.

Religious Ethics (H173/02): Normative ethical theories, including Natural Law Theory, Fletcher’s Situation Ethics, Kantian Ethics, Utilitarianism; Applied ethics including how theories apply to Business Ethics and Euthasia.

Developments in religious thought (H173/03): Human Nature and the purpose of life; Death and the Afterlife; Christian moral principles; the self and immortality; knowledge and revelation of God; The Person of Jesus Christ.

Year Two

Philosophy of Religion (H573/01): Religious Experience; the Problem of Evil; Developments in the understanding of God’s nature; Philosophical language including twentieth century perspectives.

Religious Ethics (H573/02): Meta-ethics; Conscience; Developments in ethical thought; Sexual Ethics.

Entry requirements

Entry GCSE: B in Philosophy and Ethics or 5 in English Language


External examinations in June Year 2.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Thurston Community College directly.

Last updated date: 29 March 2017
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