Religious Studies at A Level is an exciting opportunity for those who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of ultimate questions. It gives scope for those who wish to sharpen their own critical approach.
If you are opting for Religious Studies, you should have an enquiring mind and be willing to think, to question and to search. No religious faith is assumed or expected, merely an openness to discover and explore.
The subject is open to those students either following an arts or a science based course of study and may provide useful reflection upon other subject areas.
This specification is designed to:
Here at Queen’s, we study the OCR A-Level specification and during their course of study the students will study the following:
Component 1: Philosophy of Religion
Component 2: Religion and Ethics
Component 3: Developments in Religious Thought From a Christian perspective
The course will be examined by a two-hour exam on each component at the end of Year 13.
The study of Religious Studies can be very helpful for those wishing to study medicine or wanting to have a career in the medical profession.
Past students have gone on to study PPE, Philosophy, Medicine, Theology, Religious Studies and Applied Ethics.