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Philosophy and Ethics at The Beaconsfield School

Course description

Philosophy and Ethics offers you an interesting and intellectually challenging A Level. This course will help you develop an understanding of moral, ethical and cultural studies Philosophy and Ethics develops a variety of skills including discussion and debate, logical argument an critical evaluation. All these skills are transferable.

Students are expected to have an interest in current affairs, to use an enquiring critical and empathetic approach to the study of religious, political and legal events and ethical developments in society.

Entry requirements

At AS.

Paper 1; The Cosmological Argument; The Religious Experience; Psychology of Religion and Atheism and Post


Paper 2: Utilitarianism; Situation Ethics; Religious teaching; Abortion and Euthanasia.

At A2.

Free Will and Determinism; Virtue Ethics; Religion, Sex and Human Relationships and Science and Technology.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 28 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years