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Religious Studies A Level at Our Lady's Catholic College

Course description

All pupils study 3 components which include:

A study of Chrisanity
A study of Philosophy
A study of Ethics
Chrisanity includes :

The Chrisan Scriptures as a source of wisdom and authority - their use and treatment in worship and daily life.

Contemporary views about the person of Christ, with reference to at least two key scholars. 

Philosophy includes a consideraon of ulmate quesons such as the existence of God, life a/er death and the nature of the debate between science and religion. They are taught to construct arguments concerning these areas and consider the evidence put forward by scholars.

Ethics involves inially studying a number of approaches to ethical decision making, such as Ulitarianism, Natural Law and different Chrisan denominaons. Pupils crically assess each of these approaches.

Entry requirements

GCSE Religious Studies Grade C

GCSE English Grade 4

Assessment

A Level (Year 13)
- Chrisanity (wri(en paper 2 hours) – 33%
- Philosophy (wri(en paper 2 hours) –33%
- Ethics (wri(en paper 2 hours) -33%

Future opportunities

Those studying Religious Studies/Theology at degree level have entered diverse professions and employment; the ethics component is especially helpful for those considering careers in caring services. Some students with Religious Studies have also entered the teaching profession or specialised in the religious field.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Our Lady's Catholic College directly.

Last updated date: 28 February 2017
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