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A-Level Religious Studies at Westminster Kingsway College

Course description

New specification for September
AS Religious Studies
King’s Cross Centre
1 year – Year 1
Level 3
What will I study?
On this course you will study two main areas:
• Philosophy of Religion (Unit 1) – if you enjoy debate and challenging ideas you will find this course stimulating.
• Investigations (Unit 2) – this gives you the opportunity to consider how religion and theology impact on society and politics.
A2 Religious Studies
King’s Cross Centre
1 year – Year 2
Level 3
What will I study?
During the second year of this course, you will study the following two main areas:
• Advanced Philosophy of Religion (Unit 3) – you will engage in a number of key philosophical debates ranging from the kind of language used in religion to questions concerning life and death.
• Implications (Unit 4) – this gives you the opportunity to reflect and comment upon the meaning and implications of a range of documents from the perspective of what has been learnt over the A Level course and how this relates to religion and human experience.

Entry requirements

General A-Level entry requirements - Three GCSEs at grade B or above plus two further GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent). At least four GCSEs must have been assessed through examination, including English Language and Maths.
What are the additional entry requirements for this course?
Grade B or above in GCSE English Language and five other GCSEs at grade C or above ideally including Religious Education (full course) and a good reference.
For entry to the second year of the A-Level, you will need:
AS Religious Studies at grade D or above, the entry requirements for AS Religious Studies and a good reference or recommendation from your Tutor.

Further information

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How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 March 2017
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