All about our Religious Studies A Level Linear Yr1 course:

A taste...

Religious Studies explores both the philosophy behind religion and a comparison of different religious systems and ethics. It views how religions develop and what impact their ethical guidelines have on society.

The details

This course is split into two components. Component 1: Philosophy of religion and ethics. Component 2: Study of religion and dialogues choosing a specific specialism: Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, or Judaism [the options are subject to uptake from students].

How is this course assessed?

A Level Religious Studies will be assessed through exams at the end of Year 2.

Examining Body


What about careers?

Religious Studies is an adaptable course that develops analytical skills and historical knowledge that can be used in a huge range of careers in government and business organizations, as well as creative industries.

Which other courses does this combine well with?

The course combines well with A Levels in particular humanities subjects such as sociology, politics, English literature, English language and literature, English language and film studies.

Career Prospects