A Level Religious Studies Course

£4,500.00
A Level Religious Studies Course

A Level Religious Studies Course

A Level Religious Studies is an academic qualification that is widely valued by universities throughout the UK.




English Maths Science Tuition and Examination Centre (EMSTEC) offer a ‘fast track’ A Level Religious Studies Course. Based at our centre in Birmingham, students attend one day a week . We offer ‘accelerated learning’ and teach the full A Level syllabus in one academic year. The A Level course will be facilitated by our experienced Religious Studies teachers.

Course Details

Once you have successfully completed the examinations you will receive the AQA accredited A-Level in Religious Studies. These subject-based qualifications that can lead to university, further study, training, or work.

Successfully completing this course will enable the student to:

  • Gain up to 56 UCAS points, these points can be used for application to higher educational facilities at degree level.
  • Increase their career potential, using their new gained knowledge to open doors to exciting careers. .

Please note that under the new A Level specifications set by AQA, the AS Level is now a separate qualification, and does not count towards the full A Level.

AQA Qualification Code: 706

This qualification is linear. Linear means that students will sit all their exams at the end of the course.

AQA A -Level Religious studies is comprised of two main components, which are assessed during two examinations. This course has been designed with this in mind, taking students through each topic, these topics are:

Component 1: Philosophy of religion and ethics

Section A: Philosophy of religion

  • Arguments for the existence of God
  • Evil and suffering
  • Religious experience
  • Religious language
  • Miracles
  • Self and life after death.

Section B: Ethics and religion

  • Ethical theories
  • Issues of human life and death
  • Issues of animal life and death
  • Introduction to meta ethics
  • Free will and moral responsibility
  • Conscience
  • Bentham and Kant.

 

Component 2: Study of religion and dialogues

What’s assessed

Section A: Study of religion – for each faith option (2A–2E) the following topics are covered:

  • Sources of wisdom and authority
  • God/gods/ultimate reality
  • Self, death and the afterlife
  • Good conduct and key moral principles
  • Expression of religious identity
  • Religion, gender and sexuality
  • Religion and science
  • Religion and secularisation
  • Religion and religious pluralism.

Section B: The dialogue between philosophy of religion and religion.

How religion is influenced by, and has an influence on philosophy of religion in relation to the issues studied.

Section C: The dialogue between ethical studies and religion.

How religion is influenced by, and has an influence on ethical studies in relation to the issues studied.

Examination 1.

  • Type: Written examination.
  • Duration: 3 hours.
  • Weighing: 50% of A-Level.
  • Total Marks: 100.

What’s assessed

  • Section A: Philosophy of religion – two compulsory two-part questions, each worth 10 marks and 15 marks.
  • Section B: Ethics and religion – two compulsory two-part questions, each worth 10 marks and 15 marks.

In both sections, questions may span more than one topic. In each two-part question, the first part tests AO1 and the second part tests AO2.

Examination paper 2.

  • Type: Written examination.
  • Duration: 3 hours.
  • Weighing: 100% of A-Level.
  • Total Marks: 100.

What’s assessed.

Section A: Study of religion – two compulsory two-part questions, each worth 10 marks and 15 marks relating to the religion chosen. Questions may be set that span more than one topic. In each two-part question, the first part tests AO1 and the second part tests AO2.

Section B: The dialogue between philosophy of religion and religion – one unstructured synoptic question from a choice of two (25 marks).

Section C: The dialogue between ethical studies and religion – one unstructured synoptic question from a choice of two (25 marks).

Examination paper 1.

June 2019.
Start time: am.
Duration: 3 hours.

Examination paper 2.

June 2019.
Start time: am.
Duration: 3 hours

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Course Features

  • Lectures 0
  • Quizzes 0
  • Duration 45 hours
  • Skill level Beginner
  • Language English
  • Students 10
  • Assessments Yes
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£4,500.00