Religious Studies AS at Hayes School
This subject gives students an opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of key concepts and thinkers in the fields of secular, religious and moral philosophy. Students are encouraged to evaluate and criticise schools of thought and debate areas of controversy and improve their ability to produce reasoned and well constructed written arguments. Course Content Year 12: Module G571 – Philosophy of Religion 1 • Ancient Greek Influences on Religious Philosophy • Judaeo-Christian Influences on Philosophy of Religion • Traditional Arguments for the Existence of God • Challenges to Religious Belief Module G572 - Religious Ethics 1 • Ethical Theories – including Natural Law, Kantian Ethics and Religious Ethics • Applied Ethics – including Genetic Engineering and War and Peace
4 GCSE B grades, including B in this subject
With further training, you could go into a job related to Religious issues such as a Social Worker, Priest, Counsellor or Teacher. You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in Religious Studies, which could lead you onto higher education to study Theology or Religious Studies. You could also go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in sectors where people are the main focus.
To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hayes School directly.