Key Stage 5 Religious Studies – Course modules


Arguments for the existence of God.

Evil and suffering.

Religious experience.

Religious language.


Self and life after death.


Ethical theories.

Issues of human life and death.

Issues of animal life and death.

Introduction to meta ethics.

Free will and moral responsibility.


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.