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Religious Studies A2 at Grange Technology College

Course description

This is an exciting new course that offers an academic approach to the study of the religion of Islam and the Philosophy of Religion.

It is accessible to candidates of any religious persuasion or none. The course encourages candidates to develop their interest in, and enthusiasm for the religion of Islam and Philosophy of Religion. It will also allow candidates to reflect on and develop their own values, opinions and attitudes in light of their learning.

There is a chance that a trip abroad will be arranged at the end of the A-Level to compliment the last topic covered.

For further information, please contact Mrs R Wallace-Laher, Subject Leader: Religious Studies

Course content

Philosophy of Religion

  • Ontological argument and the relationship between reason and faith
  • Religious Language
  • Body, Soul and Personal Identity

The Problem of Evil

Religion and Contemporary Society
  • The Challenges posed by the practice of Religion today
  • Attitudes towards marriage and the Family
  • The structure, nature and role of a faith community in the UK.
  • Interfaith relations and dialogue.

Entry requirements

A2 - Successful completion of the preceding AS level course.

An interest in Islam and Philosophy would be desirable.

Assessment

100% written examination

Future opportunities

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to undertake a degree in a Humanities subject or wants to take up a career in Social Work, Education, Police, Armed Forces or Law.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grange Technology College directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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