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RELIGIOUS STUDIES  
INTRODUCTION

The course reflects the demands of a truly modern and evolving Religious Studies environment. These new qualifications will allow students to apply a wide range of concepts allowing them to confidently interpret, contextualise and analyse the expressions of religions
and world views they encounter.

 
EXAM BOARD EDEXCEL  
STRUCTURE OF
COURSE
UNIT: 1                                               UNIT: 2  

     

Religion & Ethics                              Religion, Peace & Conflict

 

                                    UNIT: 3    
              Religion, Philosophy & Social Justice    
ASSESSMENT

2 papers on 2 units
4 questions per paper

CONTENT                  Christianity plus one other religion
UNIT: 1   

Belief in God
Marriage and the Family
Living the Religious Life
Matters of Life and Death

UNIT: 2 Belief in God
Crime and Punishment
Living the Religious Life
Peace and Conflict
UNIT: 3 Belief in God
Religious Experience
Living the Religious Life
Equality
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 Awaiting publication
“This draft qualification has not yet been accredited by Ofqual. Further changes may be required and no assurance can be given at this time that the proposed qualification will be made available in its current form, or that it will be accredited in time for first teaching in September 2016 and first award in 2018.” 

Awaiting decision on which two units (or possibly three) will be studied.

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