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Religious Studies AS at Hayes School

Course description

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

Entry requirements

4 GCSE B grades, including B in this subject

Future opportunities

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.

Further information

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.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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    • DIRECTIONS (FROM M25)

      Exit M25 at Junction 4 (signposted A21 Bromley & Orpington)
      Continue on A21 towards Bromley. Turn left onto A232 towards Hayes and Croydon. Turn right into West Common Road the main school entrance is on West Common Road.

      PARKING ON SITE

      Parking on site is limited and allocated to staff.
      Visitor bays are available at the entrance to the school

      BY RAIL

      We are located just up the hill from Hayes (Kent) Station (Connections from Lewisham or direct from Charing Cross). After exiting the station, walk right on Station Hill past the New Cross Inn, then walk up Ridge Way until you reach West Common Road. Turn right and walk along until you reach the school on your left.

      BY BUS

      The following buses serve the local area:

      146 Downe - Keston - Hayes - Bromley

      119 Bromley - Hayes - West Wickham - Shirley - Croydon - Croydon Airport

      138 Bromley - Coney Hall

      353 Ramdsen Estate - Hayes -Addington Village

      314 New Addington - Hayes - Bromley - Elmstead Woods - New Eltham - Eltham