Key Stage 5 Religious Studies – Course modules

We follow the specification from AQA Religious Studies (7062)

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/religious-studies/as-and-a-level/religious-studies-7062

 

The following modules are taught over 2 years. Students will be supported through knowledge tests, timed essays, discussion and debate, as well as with suggestions for further reading.

Philosophy

Arguments for the existence of God.

Evil and suffering.

Religious experience.

Religious language.

Miracles.

Self and life after death.

Ethics

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.

Study of religion (Christianity)

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.