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Religious Studies/Philosophy and Ethics A level at Tupton Hall School

Course description

This course is suitable for students from any religious background or none. It builds on the knowledge, understanding and skills that you may have developed through a study of Religious Studies at GCSE level, but it does not require any previous study of the subject.

Course content

In Year 12 Ethics you will study moral relativism, natural law, kantian ethics, utilitarianism, religious ethics, applied ethics, abortion and the right to a child, euthanasia and the right to die, genetic engineering, war and peace.

In Year 12 Philosophy you will study ancient Greek influences on the philosophy of religion, judeo-christian influences on philosophy of religion, arguments for the existence of god, challenges to religious belief.

In Year 13 Ethics you will study: meta-ethics, free will and determinism, conscience, virtue ethics, environmental and business ethics, sexual ethics.

In Year 13 Philosophy you will study: religious language, religious experience, miracle, attributes of god, life and death and the soul.

Entry requirements

You will need to have achieved a C grade or above in an English GCSE in order to study this subject.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tupton Hall School directly.

Last updated date: 09 September 2016

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