Philosophy, Theology & Ethics – A Level
Special Entry Requirements
In addition to the A Level entry requirements you will need a grade 5 in GCSE English Language. It is not necessary to have studied R.S at school or to have a religious belief.
For many of our students this is a new course, touching on names and ideas never experienced before. If you enjoy discussions, exploring different and unusual ideas and asking questions about the world, existence, religion and ethics, then you will enjoy R.S. This course touches upon the root of knowledge, exploring key thinkers ideas throughout history.
Students who take R.S often find it complements their other A levels including Law, English Language, History, Psychology, Sciences and Sociology.
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Course Modules: The course is split into three sections (Philosophy, Ethics and Christian Thought) which all contribute equally towards your final exam. For example:
First Year Content
- The Greeks: Plato & Aristotle
- Teleological Argument
- Problem of Evil
- Natural Law
- Death and the Afterlife
- The person of Jesus Christ
- Christian Moral Action: Bonhoeffer
Second Year Content
- The nature of attributes of God
- Religious Language
- Meta Ethics
- Sexual Ethics
- Religious Pluralism and Theology
- Gender and Society
- The Challenge of Secularism
The assessment is 100% exam.