A level Religious Studies allows you to explore and debate a wide range of key topics, including the nature of God/gods, life after death, challenges posed by science, and the nature and role of religion. You will also delve into vital philosophical issues such as arguments for the existence of God, the nature of evil and suffering, religious experience and language, miracles and the nature of the self.
Studying Religious Studies will help you develop clear ways of thinking, evaluation, problem solving and research skills, and will strengthen your writing skills to present complex ideas in a clear, precise and well-structured manner.
A level Religious Studies is a popular A level and is well regarded by prestigious universities. It can lead to further study in fields such as philosophy and combines well with subjects, including history and sociology. It can lead to careers in teaching, the civil service, charity work, counselling, journalism, social work and many others.