Religious Studies at Waverley School and Sixth form Centre - a Specialist Humanities College
Religious Studies helps students develop their interest in, and enthusiasm for, a rigorous study of Religion and its relation to the wider world. This four-unit specification encourages students to reflect on and develop their own values, opinions and attitudes in the light of their learning. Students will have an opportunity to study aspects of one or more religions, including textual, theological, historical, ethical, phenomenological and philosophical perspectives.
What will I Iearn?
AS Religious Studies
You will take two exam papers
Exam one - UNIT K: Islam
2. Five pillars
3. Doctrine of God
4. Key beliefs
Exam two - UNIT L: Life of the Prophet
2. Mecca 610-622ce
3. Death of Prophet
4. Sunni Shi’a divide
A2 Religious Studies
You will take two exam pape
Exam one - 3H: World Religi
1. The shari’a
2. Shia Islam
3. God and Humanity
4. Women and Family Life
Exam two - Unit 4A:
Life, Death and Beyond
5 GCSEs at Grade A* - C, including a grade B or above in Religious Studies and English.
The skills that you will learn in Religious
Studies will be useful to you in any number
of careers including teaching, youth work,
journalism, civil service and government.
If you are thinking of a career in Law or
Medicine then a Religious Studies A level
is looked upon favorably for undergraduate
How to apply
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