A ‘religion’ is an organised collection of beliefs, cultural systems, and world views that relate humanity to an order of existence. It can be provocative, and because of this Religion is a challenging and stimulating course to study. Religion plays an important role in our society and can influence what people think, feel, and believe. Through studying A-level Religious Studies, students get a broad look at how religion and spirituality form the basis of our culture.
This A-level Religious Studies Course aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of religion and how it relates to the world. You will reflect on and develop your own values, opinions and attitudes, engage with a variety of topical questions around belief, values, meanings, purpose and truth. This course will develop your interest in, and enthusiasm for, a rigorous study of Religion and its relation to the wider world. You could then go on to higher education to study a wide range of courses including Religious Studies, Theology, Philosophy, Law, Sociology and the Social Sciences. A-Levels are qualifications that count.
A-levels are the gold standard for education in the UK, recognised by universities and employers alike as a mark of significant achievement. Having an A-level demonstrates a thorough understanding of a subject, will boost your career prospects and will open up new opportunities for you. This A-Level Religious Studies course has been written to the latest specifications and has been designed to give you the best possible chance of success.
You’ll have everything you need to succeed, starting with a clear induction and well-structured assignments to help you to develop the skills and knowledge you need to prepare for the exam.
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You should allow for between 250 and 300 hours’ study time, plus additional time for completing assignments.
You will benefit from our personal tutor support for a period of up to 24 months from the date of enrolment. If you need longer, this, of course can be arranged.
Our course is delivered via our online learning platform as this provides learners with a dynamic and engaging experience. Don’t worry, if you prefer, you can print the learning materials yourself. The learning resources are in a range of different media including videos, e-books, and online quizzes.
All enrolments now will be for exams in Summer 2020.
We provide a guaranteed exam space in one of our exam centres around the Country, to take away the hassle of needing to find your own. Check where your closest exam centre is.
During your course, you will also be required complete the following:
These do not contribute towards your final grade but provide you with an opportunity to submit work to your tutor for marking and feedback. This will help you to gauge your progress as you work through the course. There is no coursework.
Upon successful completion of this home learning course, you will receive an A-Level in Religious Studies, issued by Edexcel. This syllabus has been chosen specifically because it is the best suited to distance learning. Your certificate is identical to that issued to students at any other school, college or university.
Yes! You study the same curriculum, take the same examinations and get the same qualification. The only difference is that the course is specially designed to be studied from home in your own time.
You will have access to your personal tutor, via email, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course to help you get 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. Assignments are marked by your personal tutor within 5 days. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.
You will need to pay separately for your final examinations. Costs vary between test centres and please be aware that we can organise a local exam centre for you or you can choose your own.
Additional texts may need to be purchased to supplement your learning on the course.
This course is self-contained so no additional textbooks are required. Where there are required additional text books, we include this as free eBooks.
We are able to offer places at partnership exam centres across the UK for our students, therefore, guaranteeing an exam venue. If you choose to find your own exam centre, you can, you will need to register with them as an external or private candidate. Fees vary across the country so we recommend enquiring prior to enrolment.
That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).
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