Religious Studies (Philosophy & Ethics) A Level Course Outline
The Justin Craig Education A Level Philosophy & Ethics courses are board-specific and focus on the philosophy and ethics components of the Religious Studies A level.
The course will cover a range of topics selected from the list below, focussed largely on the topics identified by students on their portal. This means that the range of content covered on each course will vary according to course length, the level of study (AS or A level) and the students’ preferences.
Philosophy of Religion
- Ancient philosophical influences
- The nature of soul, mind and body
- Arguments for the existence of God
- The nature of God
- The nature and impact of religious experience
- Evil and suffering
Religion and Ethics
- Ethical theories
- Ethical language and thought
- The idea on conscience
- Sexual ethics
- The application of ethical theory
- Issues of life and death
A student will not revise pure philosophy (which is a separate A level) nor specific religions on the course although the tutor can help if the student needs help and guidance concerning study of a specific religion.
Each revision course involves a small group of no more than six students, allowing ideas to be shared effectively and giving everyone the chance to raise questions with the expert tutor. The course is tailored to fit the specific needs of the students and structured by the tutor to provide a logical sequence of topics and allow a good balance of content, skills and exam practice.
All our tutors are qualified and experienced teachers , and most are examiners, which means they have an excellent insight into what the exams actually ask of students. Chosen for their enthusiasm and empathy, they also have an in-depth knowledge of the entire subject area.