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Religious Studies at Harris Academy Upper Norwood

Course description

Year 12 ContentThe two modules studied in Year 12 will develop skills of analytical and critical enquiry.In Philosophy of Religion, students will study philosophical arguments for the existence of God, the problem of evil and suffering and philosophical debates about miracles. In Religious Ethics, students will study the relationship between religion and morality, ethical theories and applied ethics.Year 13 ContentThe three modules studied in Year 13 will build upon and deepen the knowledge and skills developed in Year 12. In Philosophy of Religion students will continue to study arguments for the existence of God alongside studies of beliefs about life after death and the use of religious language.In Religious Ethics students will continue to study the relationship between religion and morality and ethical theories alongside studies of ethical language and concepts in moral discourse and applied ethics. The third module will draw together skills and knowledge from the other two modules in order to consider the relationship between philosophical views and ethical judgements.

Entry requirements

Subject specific entry requirements may apply but as a minimum you should provide 7 GCSEs grades A* - C. Please see our website for full admissions criteria. Students require a grade B or above in Religious Studies and English Language GCSE

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Harris Academy Upper Norwood directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years