Key Stage 5

RELIGIOUS STUDIES
SPECIFICATION TO BE CONFIRMED

THE AS and A LEVEL PROGRAMMES OF STUDY

AS LEVEL

Philosophy of Religion

Topics may include philosophical questions regarding the existence of God, the nature of religious experience and the problem of evil and suffering.

Religious Ethics

Topics may include debates in religion and ethics, a study of ethical theories and application to important contemporary issues.

Study of Religion

Topics may include values, teaching and sources of identity.

 

 

A LEVEL

Philosophy of Religion

Topics may include philosophical issues and questions regarding the existence of God, the nature and influence of religious experience, problems of evil and suffering, philosophical language and developments in religious belief.

Religious Ethics

Topics may include debates in religion and ethics, a study of ethical theories, application of ethical theories to issues of importance, ethical language and medical ethics.

Study of Religion

Topics may include values, practices that shape and express religious identity as well as social and historical developments showing the relationship of religion and society.