We need only to look at the news to see how relevant the study of religion is. In the 21st Century, it is increasingly important for us all to be aware of people’s religious beliefs and to understand how they shape people’s attitudes and lifestyles.
You will study Christianity and Islam. You will learn about aspects of their beliefs, practices and ethics and will develop your own skills of analysis and evaluation to reflect on key religious debates affecting society today.
To be confirmed.
3 2hr exams
Paper 1: Ethics
Paper 2: New Testament
Paper 3: Islam
Grade 5 in English Language. Grade 4 in Religious Studies (if taken).
Religious Studies links very well with other essay-based subjects such as History, English and Sociology, but can be taken in combination with any other subject.
It is especially useful for anyone interested in working with or understanding people, e.g. medicine, nursing and healthcare, social work, teaching, law, journalism, etc.
Primary Education, Charity Officer, Community Development Worker.
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