This course ensures students have a thorough understanding of diverse philosophical and ethical viewpoints.
Students gain critical and evaluative skills sought by higher education and employers – particularly in law, education, social work, politics, medicine, administration and the media.
Religious studies is a thought provoking subject and our contemporary themes will help you inspire engaging classroom discussion.
AQA A Level Religious Studies (7062)
Component 1 – Philosophy of Religion and Ethics
Section A: Philosophy of Religion
Section B: Ethics and Religion
Component 2 – Study of Christianity and Dialogues
Section A: Study of Christianity:
Section B: The dialogue between philosophy of religion and religion.
How religion is influenced by, and has an influence on philosophy of religion in relation to the issues studied.
Section C: The dialogue between ethical studies and religion.
How religion is influenced by, and has an influence on ethical studies in relation to the issues studied.
There are two assessed components. Students must take assessments in both Component 1 and Component 2. Each assessment is a 3 hour written exam. Each assessment is worth 50% of the A Level.
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.