Religous StudiesAS/A2 at Mangotsfield School
This course encourages students to consider the place of
religion within society and to develop enquiring, critical
and reflective skills. The A/S course studied in Year 12
consists of two units, as does the A2 course studied in
- A/S Religion, Art and the Media (Year 12). This unit
covers the range and importance of religious art;
religion and popular culture, including religion in
fiction and comedy; and cyber and TV religion which
considers religion on the Internet and on television.
- A/S Religion and Ethics (Year 12). This unit covers
Utilitarianism, the idea that actions are right if they
produce the greatest happiness; Situation Ethics,
which says that we should respond to moral decision
with love; religious teachings on the nature and value
of human life; and abortion and euthanasia.
- A2 (Year 13). Two units will be chosen with student
input. Units chosen so far have been "Studies in
religion and Ethics", "Studies in Religion and
Philosophy" and "Religious Fundamentalism".
A grade B or above for short or full course ReligiousStudies.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Mangotsfield School directly.