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Religious Studies at Derby High School

Course description

Why do Religious Studies AS/A Level?It is well worth considering RS as a Sixth Form subject because it will help develop your skills of research, interpretation, critical thinking and discussion. These skills are all recognised in Higher Education and by employers, so it will stand you in good stead in future academic studies, in the world of work, and in life in general.The Edexcel Religious Studies specification 'contributes to an understanding of spiritual and ethical issues' and is accessible to all. It builds upon, but is not dependent on, prior knowledge of the subject at GCSE.What does Religious Studies AS/A Level involve?Philosophy of ReligionWhat is God Like? How can we prove God's existence?What are miracles? Why is there so much evil and suffering?Is there life after death? How did the universe begin?If you have ever wondered about questions such as these then Religious Studies could be for you.In this unit the different philosophical and theological views and arguments are addressed throughdebates, discussion and research.

Entry requirements

Seven full GCSE passes (including English and Maths) at Grade B or above with at least a B in those subjects that the student wishes to study.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 July 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

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