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Religious Studies: Philosophy and Ethics - A Level at Backwell School

Course description

This course is the most popular route to Philosophy in the UK, and as such recognised for this at universities. It develops critical and analytical thinking through studying western Philosophy and Ethics. A thoughtful and inquiring approach is required. Lively discussions, seminar presentations, videos, and conferences all form part of the course, to enable you to extend your ideas and to become adept thinkers.

Entry requirements

Grade 5 in English Language at GCSE (and preferably a B in Religious Studies).

Future opportunities

The subject is useful as a traditional academic subject, providing a secure foundation for any future direction. Students who have recently studied this course have gone to university to read a diverse range of degrees including Law, History, Mathematics and Philosophy, French and Philosophy, and Accounting. Some have continued their interest through Theology and Philosophy degrees. Others have gone into Nursing and Theatre Studies.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September