R.E (A Level)

GCE A LEVEL

Introduction to course

A Level Religious Studies offers students the opportunity to study a range of faith specific options, whilst ensuring students have a thorough understanding of diverse philosophical and ethical viewpoints. The course features a variety of relevant and contemporary themes helping to inspire engaging classroom discussion. Students will also gain analytical and evaluation skills sought after by higher education and employers.

Exam board/specification

AQA 7062

Entry Requirements

  • Grade 5 in GCSE English
  • GCSE RE not essential

Modules/units

  • Philosophy of religion and ethics
  • Study of religion and dialogues

Assessment

  • Philosophy of religion and ethics Written exam: 3 hours Weighting: 100 marks – 50%
  • Study of religion and dialogues Written exam: 3 hours Weighting: 100 marks – 50%

Progression Routes

Religious studies students can move into a variety of careers: law, travel, advertising, human resources, diplomacy, publishing, journalism, the media, teaching, counselling, civil service, charity work.