Religious Studies A Level

History, Philosophy and Theology

History, Philosophy and Theology
History, Philosophy and Theology
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code TRC53
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Religious Studies will develop your knowledge of the main religions practised in the UK and will allow you to consider some of the key ethical and religious debates facing people today.



We need only to look at the news to see how relevant the study of religion is. In the 21st Century, it is increasingly important for us all to be aware of people’s religious beliefs and to understand how they shape people’s attitudes and lifestyles.

You will study Christianity and Islam. You will learn about aspects of their beliefs, practices and ethics and will develop your own skills of analysis and evaluation to reflect on key religious debates

How will it be delivered?

All units assessed by examinations.

3 2hr exams.

Paper 1: Ethics.

Paper 2: New Testament.

Paper 3: Islam.

Entry requirements

Grade 5 in English. Grade 4 in Religious Studies (if taken).

Your next steps...

This course could lead you onto higher education to study Theology or Religious Studies.

With further training, you could go into a job related to Religious issues and Theology such as a Social Worker, Charity Officer, Counsellor or Teacher.

It is especially useful for anyone interested in working with or understanding people, e.g. medicine, nursing and healthcare, social work, teaching, law, journalism, etc.