Philosophy and Ethics

Entry Requirements

GCSE English Grade 5

Why should I take this course?

Through adopting an enquiring, critical and reflective approach to the topics studied, you will develop knowledge and skills that can be transferred into almost every aspect of the workplace. This will support many career choices in a wide range of areas.

Course structure:

The Advanced Subsidiary GCE is both a ‘stand-alone’ qualification and also the first half of the corresponding Advanced GCE. You would study two units during the academic year: AS Philosophy of Religion Ancient Greek influences on philosophy of religion; Judaeo-Christian influences on philosophy of religion; Traditional arguments for the existence of God; Challenges to religious belief. AS Religious Ethics Ethical theories / Applied ethics topics.

How will I be assessed?

There will be two external exams in June. Both exams last 90 minutes and will require you to write essays on two topics from a choice of four.

What careers might this course lead to?

The list is endless; Police, National Health Service, Care work, Education, Law, Armed forces, Politics.