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Religious Studies - A Level at Lipson Co-operative Academy

Course description

Overview of course - what can students expect:

Component One

This component offers the choice of the study of one religion from a choice of six.

Component Two

There will be four themes within this component: cosmological arguments for the existence of God; teleological arguments for the existence of God; the non-existence of God - the problem of evil; and religious experience.

Students are able to focus on the following theories: The extent to which science now replaces the need for a creator God/The extent to which the challenges to religious experience are valid/The extent to which the challenges to religious experience are valid.

Component Three

There will be four themes within this component (including applied ethics in themes two and four): ethical language and thought; Aquinas' Natural Law; Fletcher's Situation Ethics; and Utilitarianism.

Entry requirements

  • Grade C or above in English
  • Grade C in a Humanities subject is preferred
  • 5 GCSE’s at grade A*-C

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lipson Co-operative Academy directly.

Last updated date: 11 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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