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Philosophy A level at South Devon College

Course description

The A Level in Philosophy and Ethics is a two year programme, which is currently taught in an AS and A2 year (grades at AS will determine your progression to A2 Level) through modules studying the philosophy of religion and ethics. You will learn through discussion-based learning alongside essay writing and evaluating challenging and interesting topics, which include questions such as 'does God exist?' 'is this world real?' and ethical dilemmas such as abortion, euthanasia and war.


Course content

What will I learn?

  • Philosophy of religion
  • Plato''s cave
  • Does God exist?
  • Religious ethics
  • War
  • Are animals people?

Entry requirements

  • You must have a GCSE Grade B in English

Future opportunities

Our courses at South Devon College have been designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge employers seek, enabling you to find employment and take the first steps towards a successful career.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Devon College directly.

Last updated date: 27 November 2015
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