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Philosophy and Ethics - AS / A Level at St Alban's Catholic High School

Course description

The course covers a systematic study of Christianity, looking at religious beliefs, values

and teachings, including those linked to the nature and existence of God; the role of

the community of believers; beliefs about the self, death and afterlife; beliefs about the

meaning and purpose of life. Philosophy of Religion covers philosophical issues raised

by religion and belief including arguments about the existence of God; the nature and

influence of religious experience; and challenges to religious belief such as the problems

of evil and suffering. Finally Ethics includes ethical language and thought through

significant concepts and works of key thinkers, and debates in religion and ethics;

three ethical theories and their application to two important moral issues.

Future opportunities

Law – the law impacts on ethical practice and makes judgements about right and wrong

actions and requires rigorous logical thinking. Philosophy trains you in incisiveness

and articulateness; Management – Ethics teaches you to see and analyse all sides of a

question and to be fair in dealing with people; teaching, caring and medical professions;

journalism, publishing and the media.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Alban's Catholic High School directly.

Last updated date: 25 September 2015
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