Religous Studies (Philosophy & Ethics) A Level at Northallerton School & Sixth Form College
Religous Studies is about exploring philosophy, religion, ethics and culture. It involves thinking deeply, analysing and evaluating religions and concepts and developing your own worldview. Key skills developed are clear and coherent communication, the ability to understand and represent other perspectives and the ability to present persuasive arguments.
Lessons are taught in a variety of ways including group work, class discussion and individual research. Students will be required to complete wider reading in order to develop their own knowledge and understanding which will be evidenced in essays completed throughout the year.
A Level Paper 1 Philosophy and Religion
Arguments for the existence of God, The Problem of Evil, Religous experience, God & Ultimate reality, Life after death, Source of wisdom and authority, The challenge from Science, The nature and role of religion, Religous Langauge, Miracles The nature and function of religion
A Level Paper 2 Ethics and Religion
Study of Ethical theories, Issues of human life and death, Issues of animal life and death, The moral principles and Christianity, Religous identity, Religion and sexual identity, religion and religous pluralism, Introduction to meta-ethics, , Freewill and moral responsibility, Conscience, Bentham and Kant
m and authority
The challenge from science
The nature and role of religion
A minimum of a B grade in GCSE religous studies and a minimum of grade 4 in English.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northallerton School & Sixth Form College directly.