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Religous Studies A Level at The Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School

Course description

In this course you can expect to focus on the important role of Religion in our society and can influence what people think, feel, and believe. Through studying Religious Studies, you get a broad look at how religion and spirituality form the basis of our culture. Religious Studies encourages you to reflect on and develop your own values, opinions and attitudes in the light of your learning.

Course content

Religious studies builds many skills such as: analytical and strategic thinking, research skills, development of conceptual ideas, an ability to understand the impact of conflicting ideologies, and the development of appreciation of human diversity, belief systems, cultural and spiritual experiences. 

Entry requirements

GCSE grade B in Religious Studies or grade 5 English Language. 


Component 1 - A Study of Religion (33.3%), written examination, 2 hours

Component 2 – Philosophy of Religion (33.3%), written examination, 2 hours

Component 3 – Religion and Ethics (33.3%), written examination, 2 hours 

Future opportunities

University Courses:

Law, Education, Social Work, Psychology, Politics, Medicine, Administration, Media 


YES Scheme

World of Work:

Students on this course could find employment in the following areas: Teaching, Charity work, Community work, Social worker, Journalism, Youth work, Civil Service Administrator

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School directly.

Last updated date: 24 November 2016
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