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Religious Studies A Level at Holly Lodge 11-19 Science College

Course description

The WJEC Eduqas A level in Religious Studies encourages learners to:

  • develop their interest in a rigorous study of religion and belief and relate it to the wider world
  • develop knowledge and understanding appropriate to a specialist study of religion
  • develop an understanding and appreciation of religious thought and its contribution to individuals, communities and societies
  • adopt an enquiring, critical and reflective approach to the study of religion
  • reflect on and develop their own values, opinions and attitudes in the light of their study

Course content

The WJEC Eduqas A Level contains three components which include a wide range of topics for consideration, including an in-depth and broad study of one of the six major world religions, philosophy of religion, religion and ethics examination.

Entry requirements

A good level of literacy as there will be lots of need for extended writing skills.


Component 1: A Study of Religion

Written examination: 2 hours

33% of qualification:100 marks

Component 2: Philosophy of Religion

Written examination: 2 hours

33% of qualification

Component 3: Religion and Ethics

Written examination: 2 hours

33% of qualification

Future opportunities

A level Religious Studies is designed to enable learners to develop their interest in and enthusiasm for, a study of religion and its place in the wider world. The skills you learn in Religious Studies will be useful to you in a number of careers; teaching, youth work, journalism, civil service or government to name a few. If you’re thinking of a career in law or medicine then a RS A Level is looked upon favourably for undergraduate courses too.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Holly Lodge 11-19 Science College directly.

Last updated date: 23 December 2016
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