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Religious Studies B (Philosophy and Ethics) (Linear) at Shenley Brook End School

Course description

OCR Most students will sit the short course GCSE although there is the option to take full course at the recommendation of school staff. In line with national requirements pupils continue with RE throughout Key Stage 4. Increasingly study concerns moral and ethical issues and relates these to everyday situations. Pupils follow a short course in philosophy and ethics. The focus is on two world religions: Christianity and Islam. Pupils look at how belief shapes the lives of followers of these religions. Not only are religious practices studied but standpoints relating to major personal, community and global ethical issues.

Future opportunities

You could take this course to prepare for advanced level courses such as an A/AS Level in Religious Studies or you may need to strengthen your grades by completing a foundation or intermediate vocational qualification. With further training, you could go into a job related to religious studies or the more general social sciences such as a Social Worker, Teacher or Youth Worker. You could also go straight into employment and do further training or part time study with the support of your employer.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shenley Brook End School directly.

Last updated date: 09 August 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years