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Religious Education A-Level at George Salter Academy

Course description

This religious studies course allows you to develop skills to think logically and critically about current issues. Furthermore, this qualification develops self expression of ideas and values in written and oral form.

Progression routes from this course

This course is an excellent preparation for a huge variety of career choices e.g. broadcasting, journalism, Law, medical science, nursing and teaching.

AS modules/units

Module 1: Ethics: • Ethical Theories • Applied Ethical Topics e.g. genetic engineering

Module 2: Islam: • Background and Origins of Islam • Beliefs and Practices

AS assessment

Module 1: External Exam (January)

Module 2: External Exam (June)

A2 modules/units

Module 3: Ethics: • Free Will and Determinism, Conscience • Applied Ethical Topics e.g. environment and sexual ethics

Module 4: Islam: • Muslim life • Developments in Islam

A2 assessment

Module 3: External Exam (January)

Module 4: External Exam (June)

Entry requirements

Religious studies and/or English GCSE grade C or above.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact George Salter Academy directly.

Last updated date: 11 March 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years