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Religous Education A Level at The King's School

Course description

This course offers a fascinating and thought provoking journey into Western and Eastern philosophical and moral thought.

Studying Philosophy and Ethics will enable students to:
Develop an understanding of different philosophical traditions from the West and West and relate them to modern society.

Develop an understanding and appreciation of philosophical thought and its contribution to individuals, communities and societies.

Adopt an enquiring, critical and reflective approach to texts and ideas.

Reflect on and develop personal values, opinions and attitudes in the light of the ideas studied.

Course content

Unit 1
Philosophy: Ancient Philosophy (Socrates, Plato, Aristotle), Religion, Nature of Mind, Body and Soul, The Problem of Evil
Unit 2
Ethics: Different Religious and Secular
Theories, The idea of conscience, sexual ethics
Unit 3
Buddhist Thought: Eastern
Philosophy, Religion Without God,
Impact on Modern Society

Entry requirements

Grade 4 in GCSE English and Grade 4 in RS (Full Course) or RE (Short Course)


3 written 2 hour examinations.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The King's School directly.

Last updated date: 11 January 2018

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