Welcome to AS Religious Studies at Cardiff and Vale College

Your tutor is Ivan Westley

The Exam Board is the WJEC

Modules:

Unit 1A:  An Introduction to the Study of a Religion:  Christianity

Unit 2:  An Introduction to Philosophy of Religion and Ethics and Religion

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Welcome to A2 Religious Studies

We cover 3 Modules over the course of the year:  Unit 4: Religion and Ethics.  Unit 5:  Philosophy of Religion and Unit 6:  Textual Studies (New Testament)

Religion and Ethics

This unit provides learners with the opportunity to undertake an in-depth and broad study of four fundamental ethical themes: ethical thought (part 2), deontological ethics, determinism and freewill.

90 minute examination: 20% of the qualification

Philosophy of Religion

This unit provides learners with the opportunity to undertake an in-depth and broad study of four fundamental philosophical themes: challenges to religious belief (part 2), religious experience (part 2), religious language (parts 1 & 2).

90 minute examination: 20% of the qualification

Textual Studies (New Testament)

This unit provides learners with the opportunity to undertake an in-depth and broad study of four fundamental textual study themes relating to New Testament literature: miracles, parables, Letters and Apocalyptic.

90 minute examination: 20% of the qualification

If you need to contact me, Ivan Westley, the Course Leader, I am available in Room 250 of the City Centre Campus or by email iwestley@cavc.ac.uk