What will you study and other information about A Level Religion, Ethics & Philosophy
- Philosophy of Religion Year 1: Investigate various arguments for the existence of God, argue about the impact and evaluation of evil in the world, and examine how people’s experiences influence their perspective on the world.
- Ethics Year 1: Research 3 different ethical theories and apply the theories to contemporary issues such as abortion, designer babies, blood sports and intensive farming.
- Christianity Year 1: Examine different historical elements and traditions of belief.
- Philosophy of religion Year 2: Tackle some of the big questions: What happens when we die? What evidence is there for belief in an afterlife? Do miracles occur and if so, why?
- Ethics Year 2: Do you know if what you have done is good? How do you evaluate whether it is good or not? Do you have free will or are you conditioned from birth? What is conscience?
- Christianity Year 2: Are religion and science compatible? Is militant atheism on the rise? How do religious people engage with other faiths? Are religious people free to express their beliefs or are their restrictions?
No purchases are required for this course.
Some students may wish to purchase a textbook; details will be provided by teachers. Class copies are available for use in the lessons. There are three course booklets in total which are available online, and can be printed if wished.
The Humanities department organises a programme of visits. Previous visit destinations have included Rome and London.