Religion, Ethics and Philosophy, which is examined through the Religious Studies GCSE, is a subject which fosters respect and tolerance for the beliefs and values of others. In the world of work employers look for someone with an enquiring mind, an appreciation of different viewpoints, an ability to come to clear, balanced decisions. These skills all develop through Religious Studies. If you want to work with people, in care work, teaching, journalism, publishing, policing, with children, health, catering, leisure and tourism or to work abroad in a cosmopolitan setting, Religious Studies will give you plenty to think about, and valuable expertise.
Unit 1 Topics are: Beliefs, teachings and practices of two Religions:
Unit 2 Topics are: Religion & Life
- Existence of God and Revelation
- Religion, peace and conflict
- Religion, crime and punishment