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Religious Studies - A Level at The St Marylebone CE School

Course description

The course is made up of two topics.

The first is Religion and Ethics.

Students will look at two ethical theories, Utilitarianism ('greatest good for the greatest number') and Situation Ethics ('do the most loving thing'). They will also consider religious teachings on the nature and value of human life, as well as the issues surrounding abortion and euthanasia.

The second topic is Religion in Contemporary Society.

This takes a largely sociological approach to the study of religion. Topics studied include the changing patterns of religious practice in the UK during the 20th century, expressions of religion within society, issues of identity and belonging as well as an introduction to New Religious Movements and the rise of new forms of religious activity during the 20th century.

Entry requirements

Grade 6 in both English Language GCSE and English Literature GCSE.

At least a grade 5 in Maths and Science. RS at GCSE is not essential.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The St Marylebone CE School directly.

Last updated date: 21 November 2017
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