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A Level Philosophy & Ethics (Religious Studies) at St Anselm's Catholic School

Course description

What’s it all about?

This is a great course for anybody who enjoys thinking and talking and putting all of this into writing! During the course, students will have the opportunity to explore why people behave in a certain way and to what extent this behaviour is determined, by the moral authorities around us. Students will have the opportunity to discuss, debate and form their own opinions about different world views. 



Course content

What do you study?

There are three units with three separate two hour exams at the end of the A Level. These are, Philosophy of Religion, Ethics and Religion and A Study of Religion.

What do you get up to in Philosophy and Ethics?

Students spend considerable time in class discussing and debating ideas. Each year there is usually an
opportunity to attend two conferences to hear well-known authors and speakers in their relevant field.



Future opportunities

What can you do with it?

Any student who takes this course will learn how to argue, show analysis, synthesise and evaluate. These are all key skills for a varied selection of courses and further study, such as Social Work, Psychology, Sociology,
Medicine, Anthropology, Politics and Philosophy, Law, the list is endless!


Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 08 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year