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Religious Studies OCR AS Level at Kantor King Solomon High School

Course description

This specification covers a number of options within Religious Studies, including Philosophy of Religion, Ethics, World Religions and Textual studies. Learners are encouraged to adopt an enquiring critical and reflective approach to the study of religion.

The aims this specification are to encourage candidates to:

  • develop their interest in and enthusiasm for a rigorous study of religion and relate it to the wider world 
  • treat the subject as an academic discipline by developing knowledge, understanding and skills appropriate to the specialist study of religion 
  • adopt an enquiring, critical and reflective approach to the study of religion 
  • reflect on and develop their own values, opinions and attitudes in the light of their learning.

Course content

Learners are encouraged to adopt an enquiring critical and reflective approach to the study of religion

Entry requirements

Minimum of 6 GCSE grades at A*-C including English and Mathematics with a grade B or above in the subjects to be studied.

Assessment

Two unit AS:

The Advanced Subsidiary GCE is both a ‘stand-alone’ qualification and also the first half of the corresponding Advanced GCE.

All assessment is by written examination

Unit G573: AS Jewish Scriptures:

  • 1 ½ hour written paper consisting of two essay questions from a choice of four.
  • Worth 50% of AS 
 
Unit G579: AS Judaism:
  • 1 ½ hour written paper consisting of two essay questions from a choice of four.
  • Worth 50% of AS & 25% of A Level.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kantor King Solomon High School directly.

Last updated date: 19 October 2016
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