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Religious Studies A Level at Beths Grammar School

Course description

The exam is split up into three sections of equal weighting:

A Study of Religion: There are four themes within the study of Christianity: religious figures and sacred texts; religious concepts and religious life; significant social and historical developments in religious thought; religious practices and religious identity.

Philosophy of Religion: There will be four themes within this component: arguments for the existence of God; challenges to religious belief; religious experience; religious language.

Religion and Ethics: There will be four themes within this component: ethical thought; deontological ethics; teleological ethics; determinism and free will.

Course content

A Level

Component 1: A Systematic Study of Christianity.

Religious figures and sacred texts; religious concepts; the church; Christian practices.

Component 2: Philosophy of Religion

Arguments for the existence of God; the problem of suffering and evil; religious experience; religious language.

Component 3: Religion and Ethics

Ethical language and thought; Deontological ethics; Teleological ethics; freewill and determinism.

Entry requirements

Grade 6 at GCSE in Religious Studies or grade 6 in English.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 02 February 2018
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