• Course Information

    It's a miracle - if studying religious beliefs and debating philosophical issues is for you, read our Bible of information below. A Level Religious Studies is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to explore a range of questions such as whether religion is a human construct, does God exist and what are miracles, do they still happen? Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto a wide range of degree courses. Debate key philosophical issues and get to the heart of why people hold religious beliefs.

    • Course Code
    • Exam Board
    • Attendance Pattern
    • Course Level
      Level 3
    • Study Mode
      Full Time
    • Course Location
      Langdale Road, Leyland
    • Age Group
      School Leavers (16-18)
    • Course Duration
      2 years
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  • Overview

    Our course covers three distinct and interesting areas:

    Philosophy of Religion, Ethics & the Study of Religion (Christianity).

    Across these three areas we will discuss questions such as:

    • How do we decide what is right or wrong?
    • Should we consider the well-being of animals when we make moral decisions?
    • Does God exist?
    • Why does evil and suffering exist in a world created by God?
    • How do we explain religious experiences?
    • Would God perform miracles?
    • Do humans have a soul?
    • Is there an afterlife?
    • Should the Bible be taken literally?
    • Is feminism compatible with Christianity?
    • Has science disproven Christian claims?
    • Can different religions all offer some truth?


  • Entry Requirements

    For our A Level programme our entry requirements are a minimum of 5x Grade 5.

    *Please note that A Level English requires a Level 6 in GCSE English

    *Please note that A Level Maths requires a Level 6 in GCSE Maths

    *Please note that A Level Biology requires a Level 5 in GCSE Maths and a Level 6 in GCSE Science.

    *Please note that A Level Chemistry, Physics and Geology require a Level 6 in GCSE Maths and Science.

  • How will I be assessed?

    100% written examination.

  • Progression Pathway

    Students who take this course can progress to read a wide number of degrees at university as it will be non-restrictive. Careers include teaching, journalism, social work, medicine, law, the police, research, broadcasting and television.

  • National Careers Service

    For guidance about what careers subjects can lead on to please follow this link to the National Careers Service.