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Religious Studies A/S at Samuel Lister Academy

Course description

Religious Studies in a traditional highly respected academic discipline, recognised as a good A Level qualification by Universities and therefore is a good progression route to higher education.

Course content

AS - Foundations and investigations - Philosophy of Religion and Islam.

  • Nature of pre-Islamic Arabia and the impact of Muhammad (P.b.u.h.)
  • The Six Beliefs and Five Pillars
  • The Cosmological and design argumets for Gods existence.
  • The problem of evil and suffering
  • Miracles.

Entry requirements

A 'B' grade or above in GCSE RE and English.


Written assignments and exams.

Future opportunities

Please see overview above.

Further information

You will need an interest in the study of religion and a determination to work hard without supervision to succeed.  Regular, punctual lesson attendance is required for success at advanced RS Level.  For further information, please contact Mr Walker at Aire Valley School.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Samuel Lister Academy directly.

Last updated date: 26 June 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year