As part of Religious Studies students study Philosophy, Ethics and Buddhism. We will be studying the OCR Board.
Students will study the modules detailed below.
||% of A Level
||Philosophy of Religion
||Developments in Buddhist Thought
- Theological and Philosophical Developments –(The Nature of God)
- Religious language: Negative, Analogical or Symbolic
- Religious language: Twentieth century perspectives and philosophical comparisons
- Ethical Language (Meta Ethics)
- Significant ideas (Conscience)
- Developments in Ethical Thought (Sexual Ethics)
- Insight Beliefs, teachings and ideas about human life, the world and ultimate reality.
- Living The diversity of ethics and practice.
- Development Significant social and historical developments in Buddhist thought.
- Society The relationship between Buddhism and society.
- Challenges facing religious thought , science, secularisation, migration and multi-cultural societies and changing gender roles.
Students will be set regular work they are however also expected to complete wider reading around the topic.
- Written exam: Three two hour exams.
- Students choose three essays to complete out of four on each paper