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Religious Studies AS Level (AQA) at Lightcliffe Academy

Course description

Religious Studies - AS Overview: This course has a strong philosophy content - exploring issues such as the existence of God and evil and suffering through philosophers such as Aquinas, Kant, Hume and Swinburn. The world faith option will be Islam. This gives an insight into beliefs, practices and their social, moral and political implications in the world today. Assessment: AS - Two units assessed through examination in January and June.

Entry requirements

B or above in English

Future opportunities

You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in Religious Studies, which could lead you onto higher education to study Theology or Religious Studies. With further training, you could go into a job related to Religious issues and Theology such as a Social Worker or Counsellor. You could also go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in sectors where people are the main focus.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year