Philosophy A Level A Level

Subject Area A Levels
Course Type A-Levels
Qualification A Level
Start Date September 2020
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Philosophy A Level

The A Level in Philosophy and Ethics is a two year programme. You will study modules relating to the philosophy of religion and ethics, and the development of Christian thought.

You will learn through discussion-based learning alongside essay writing and evaluating challenging and interesting topics, which include questions such as ‘Does God exist?’ ‘Is this world real?’ and ethical dilemmas such as abortion, euthanasia and war.

Course Details

Entry Requirements
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  • You must have a GCSE Grade 4(C) in Maths
  • You must have 5 GCSEs at Grade 4(C) or above
  • Grade 5 in English Language or Grade 6 in Religious Education (RE)
What will I learn?
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  • Philosophy of religion

  • Platos cave

  • Does God exist?

  • Religious ethics

  • Sexual ethics

  • Development of Christianity

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