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A Level RS: Philosophy and Ethics

Cantrbury college main entrance

Course overview

Religion can influence society by affecting the way individuals, communities, and cultures behave. This course will explore religious beliefs and teachings, as well as the disciplines of ethics and philosophy of religion in relation to the wider world.

You will develop critical and reflective thinking skills and learn how to construct balanced, informed arguments in response to a range of thought-provoking topics.

When you have completed the course, you will be equipped with transferable analytical skills and prepared for progression to Higher Education.

Course information

During the course, topics covered will include:

  • Arguments for the existence of God
  • Religious experience
  • Religious belief and the existence of evil
  • Ethical theories
  • Ethical language and thought
  • The idea of conscience