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Religious Studies (Philosophy and Ethics) - A Level at Northallerton College

Course description

Religious studies is about exploring philosophy, religion, ethics and culture. It involves thinking deeply, analysing and evaluating religions and concepts and developing your own worldview. Key skills developed are clear and coherent communication, the ability to understand and represent other perspectives and the ability to present persuasive arguments.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a B grade in GCSE religious studies and a minimum of grade 4 in English.


Lessons are taught in a variety of ways including group work, class discussion and individual research. Students will be required to complete wider reading in order to develop their own knowledge and understanding which will be evidenced in essays completed throughout the year.

Future opportunities

The subject can be combined with any other AS/A2 level and is a useful qualification for a wide variety of university degree subjects, including English, geography, history, law, philosophy, politics, psychology and sociology.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 18 October 2017
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  • Start date: Next September