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Religious Studies A Level at Barton Peveril Sixth Form College

Course description

  • GCSEs to include at least a C in English Language
  • Minimum GCSE point score required for this course: 5.1
  • Religious Studies GCSE is not required
  • Opportunities for visits related to Buddhism and to attend lectures by local universities
  • A good base for most degrees including Religious Studies and Theology.

Course content

Religious Studies deals with a breadth of topics ranging from Buddhist attitudes to life, death, ethics and existence to a study of central issues within Religion and Ethics and the Philosophy of Religion. The course offers a stand-back study of religious and non-religious views, so you don’t need to be religious yourself in order to enjoy it. The syllabus aims to gives you an insight into what religious believers think about these issues and introduces you to some religious theories about ultimate reality. There are some tough ideas to tackle, but Religious Studies helps you to identify and build really good strong arguments in response to a whole range of interesting ideas. It also helps you to think clearly about some difficult issues in the modern world. Religious Studies is a thought provoking subject and the contemporary themes you will encounter will inspire you to learn and develop as an individual.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Barton Peveril Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 07 September 2016

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