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Religious Studies - A2 at Wallington County Grammar School

Course description

A2 Religious Studies requires students to write essays, prepare seminars and generally prepare for and participate fully in classroom discussions. It is a demanding course, but it provides all students with the opportunity to formulate and express their own opinions on a wide range of issues. Pupils will have to be prepared to carry out wider reading and to stay up to date with current affairs. A2 Level Religious Studies is not just for those who ascribe to a particular religious faith or for those who wish to study Religion or Theology at university. Religious Studies is of use in a number of careers: if you are considering a career in the police force, medical profession or social services then they all welcome pupils with Religious Studies. In the world of Commerce, Accountancy and Law, firms actively recruit Religious Studies students at university and it would also be of benefit to anyone thinking of a career in Human Resources. On a general level, it is suitable for any pupil who wishes to expand his or her personal knowledge on some aspects of religion and who wants to debate in greater detail the ultimate questions that affect all of our lives.

Future opportunities

Religious Studies is of use in a number of careers, e.g. the police force, medical profession or social services. In the world of Commerce, Accountancy and Law, firms actively recruit Religious Studies students at university and it would also be of benefit to anyone thinking of a career in Human Resources.Higher education options include e.g. Religious Studies or Theology.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Wallington County Grammar School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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