Our A-level Religious Studies specification offers a range of faith-specific options, ensuring students have a thorough understanding of diverse philosophical and ethical viewpoints.
The course features a variety of relevant and contemporary themes, to help inspire engaging classroom discussion. Students will also gain critical and evaluative skills sought after by higher education and employers.
With familiar content and new and inspiring topics, we’re confident that you’ll enjoy teaching our new specification, and students of all abilities will find it engaging.
Component 01: Philosophy of religion
Students study philosophical language and thought, and issues and questions raised by belief.
Component 02: Religion and ethics
Students explore key concepts and the works of influential thinkers, ethical theories and their application
Normative ethical theories
Component 03: Developments in religious thought
Students select one religion from the following to study systematically:
|Philosophy of religion (01)||120||2 hours||33⅓%|
|Religion and ethics (02)||120||2 hours||33⅓%|
|Developments in religious thought (03-07)||120||2 hours||33⅓%|