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Religious Studies A Level

/ AQA A Level / UOL36

The Religious Studies A-Level course offers an academic approach to the study of religion and is accessible to candidates regardless of religious persuasion.

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WAS £400.00

NOW £300.00 or only £170.00 initial deposit

course duration: 360 hrs

study type: paper

Course Description

Do you need an A Level within 12 months to get into University?

We offer a range of A Levels where we guarantee to prioritise the marking of your coursework so you are fully ready to take your exams in June of each year.

WE DO NOT CHARGE EXTRA FOR THIS SERVICE.

An Advanced Level in Religious Studies is a perfect qualification for those wishing to acquire knowledge and understanding of the subject to enable them to study at a higher level at university or for those wishing to study this challenging subject in a structured manner.

This specification is designed to enable candidates to:

- Develop their interest in a study of religion and its relation to the wider world
- Adopt an enquiring, critical and reflective approach to the study of religion
- Reflect on and develop their own values, opinions and attitudes

 Recommended Reading

The Bible: Revised Standard Version
The New Testament: Proclamation and Parenesis, Myth and History, 3rd ed., Duling & Perrin, Harcourt Brace Publishers, 1994
Buddhist Scriptures: Edward Conze, Penguin Classics, 1959

AS +A2 = A level in Religious Studies. Both AS and A2 level courses and examinations must be successfully completed to gain a full A level.

Please note: Due to a syllabus update, the Religious Studies A Level is being withdrawn from sale as of the 31st of October 2016.
As a result, the exam for this course must be taken in June 2017 (extensions will not be possible).

AS Level

Unit G: New Testament (RSS07)

Unit J World Religions 1: Buddhism or Hinduism or Sikhism (RSS09)


Buddhism

A2 Level

Unit 3E: New Testament (RST3E)

The context of John’s Gospel

The nature, role and purpose of the discourses in John’s Gospel
The nature, role and purpose of signs in John’s Gospel
The nature, role and purpose of the passion and resurrection narratives


Unit 3E: New Testament (RST4C)

TOPIC II – Ways of Moral Decision-Making
Medical research and medical developments
Business practice and economics

Previous Knowledge

No previous knowledge is required for this course. We do recommend that learners have a good level of English and Numeracy skills.

Assessment

AS Level

Unit 1 and Unit 2 – Introduction to Religious Studies
Written Examination in each unit: 1 hour 15 minutes

A2 Level

Unit 3: Studies in Religion
Written Examination: 1 hour 30 minutes

Unit 4: Religion and Human Experience
Written Examination: 1 hour 30 minutes

Please note:
Due to a syllabus update, the Religious Studies A Level is being withdrawn from sale as of the 31st of October 2016.
As a result, the exam for this course must be taken in June 2017 (extensions will not be possible).

Students are fully responsible for the arrangement and funding of any examinations required.

Awarding Organisation

AQA (The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance) has a leading reputation for promoting education for the public benefit and draws on long experience of setting and marking public exams such as GCSEs, A-levels and other qualifications. AQA is the largest of the three English exam boards, awarding 49% of full course GCSEs and 42% of A-levels nationally. In total, students take over 3.5 million exams with them each year.

Support

- The course comes to you as a proper paper-based pack, not as an electronic password
- The course materials and support will be provided by UKDLP
- You will get full tutor support via email
- You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors
- You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments
- Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
- You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor.
- Our A Levels come with tutor support for 18 months. 

You will have access to a tutor via our student portal who will mark your work and guide you through the course to help you be ready for your examinations. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.

course description

Course Description

Do you need an A Level within 12 months to get into University?

We offer a range of A Levels where we guarantee to prioritise the marking of your coursework so you are fully ready to take your exams in June of each year.

WE DO NOT CHARGE EXTRA FOR THIS SERVICE.

An Advanced Level in Religious Studies is a perfect qualification for those wishing to acquire knowledge and understanding of the subject to enable them to study at a higher level at university or for those wishing to study this challenging subject in a structured manner.

This specification is designed to enable candidates to:

- Develop their interest in a study of religion and its relation to the wider world
- Adopt an enquiring, critical and reflective approach to the study of religion
- Reflect on and develop their own values, opinions and attitudes

 Recommended Reading

The Bible: Revised Standard Version
The New Testament: Proclamation and Parenesis, Myth and History, 3rd ed., Duling & Perrin, Harcourt Brace Publishers, 1994
Buddhist Scriptures: Edward Conze, Penguin Classics, 1959

AS +A2 = A level in Religious Studies. Both AS and A2 level courses and examinations must be successfully completed to gain a full A level.

Please note: Due to a syllabus update, the Religious Studies A Level is being withdrawn from sale as of the 31st of October 2016.
As a result, the exam for this course must be taken in June 2017 (extensions will not be possible).

previous knowledge required

Previous Knowledge

No previous knowledge is required for this course. We do recommend that learners have a good level of English and Numeracy skills.

assessment

Assessment

AS Level

Unit 1 and Unit 2 – Introduction to Religious Studies
Written Examination in each unit: 1 hour 15 minutes

A2 Level

Unit 3: Studies in Religion
Written Examination: 1 hour 30 minutes

Unit 4: Religion and Human Experience
Written Examination: 1 hour 30 minutes

Please note:
Due to a syllabus update, the Religious Studies A Level is being withdrawn from sale as of the 31st of October 2016.
As a result, the exam for this course must be taken in June 2017 (extensions will not be possible).

Students are fully responsible for the arrangement and funding of any examinations required.

support

Support

- The course comes to you as a proper paper-based pack, not as an electronic password
- The course materials and support will be provided by UKDLP
- You will get full tutor support via email
- You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors
- You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments
- Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
- You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor.
- Our A Levels come with tutor support for 18 months. 

You will have access to a tutor via our student portal who will mark your work and guide you through the course to help you be ready for your examinations. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.

modules

AS Level

Unit G: New Testament (RSS07)

Unit J World Religions 1: Buddhism or Hinduism or Sikhism (RSS09)


Buddhism

A2 Level

Unit 3E: New Testament (RST3E)

The context of John’s Gospel

The nature, role and purpose of the discourses in John’s Gospel
The nature, role and purpose of signs in John’s Gospel
The nature, role and purpose of the passion and resurrection narratives


Unit 3E: New Testament (RST4C)

TOPIC II – Ways of Moral Decision-Making
Medical research and medical developments
Business practice and economics

awarding organisation

Awarding Organisation

AQA (The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance) has a leading reputation for promoting education for the public benefit and draws on long experience of setting and marking public exams such as GCSEs, A-levels and other qualifications. AQA is the largest of the three English exam boards, awarding 49% of full course GCSEs and 42% of A-levels nationally. In total, students take over 3.5 million exams with them each year.