Religion, Ethics and Philosophy A Level at John Cabot Academy
'Abortion is murder' – is it? 'Internet pornography is immoral' - is it? 'Extreme religious ideas are dangerous' - are they?
Ethics 1: Ethical Theories: Natural Law; Kantian Ethics; Utilitarianism; Religious Ethics. Applied Ethics: Abortion; Euthanasia; Genetic Engineering; War and Peace.
Philosophy of Religion: Ancient Greek influences on philosophy of religion; Judaeo-Christian influences on philosophy of religion; Traditional arguments for the existence of God; Challenges to religious belief.
Ethics 2: Meta-ethics; Free will and determinism; Conscience; Virtue ethics; Applied ethics topics.
Religious Fundamentalism: We look at the origins of religious fundamentalism and in the world today. We compare and contrast the Taliban and the Amish.
Philosophy of Religion: Religious Language; Experience and Religion; Nature of God; Life and Death; Miracles.
B grade in GCSE English language; the ability to enquire, think critically, reflect and evaluate to construct an argument; the ability to reflect on and develop own values, opinions and attitudes in the light of their learning.
Exam for each module
Religious studies; theology; philosophy; law; journalism; sociology and the social sciences; medicine; nursing and teaching.
Solicitor; doctor; journalism; teaching; youth work; police; counselling; armed forces; social work and law.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact John Cabot Academy directly.