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Religous Studies AS Level at Saffron Walden County High School

Course description

Religious Studies is the study of ethical and philosophical theories, the nature of
belief in the contemporary world and how these influence moral decision making.

Course content

Year 12
Philosophy of religion
Arguments for the existence of God
The problem of evil and how it challenges belief
The nature and impact of religious experience
Religion and Ethics
Normative ethical theories
The application of ethical theory
Study of Religion
Religious beliefs, values and teachings
Investigation into religious practices
Sources of religious wisdom and authority

Entry requirements

GCSE 5 in Religious Studies or 5 in English


100% examination at both AS and A2.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 19 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year