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GCSE specifications AQA GCSE Religious Studies A 4050 Short course 4051 & Full course 4052 Unit 7 Philosophy of religion Topic 1 The existence of God Topic 4 The problem of evil Topic 5 The compatibility of science and religion GCSE Religious Studies B 4055 Short course 4056 & Full course 4057

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Unit 2 Religion and life issues Topic 2 Religion and planet earth

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Unit 4 Religious philosophy and ultimate questions Topic 1 The existence of God Topic 3 The problems of evil and suffering Topic 6 Science and religion

2 4 1, 2, 3

CCEA GCSE Religious Studies Full course 4610

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Unit 3.9 An introduction to philosophy of religion

2, 3, 4

Edexcel GCSE in Religious Studies Short course 2RS01 & Full course 3RS01

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Module A Units 1 and 2 Religion and Life Section 1.1 Believing in God Section 2.1 Believing in God

1, 2, 3, 4 1, 2, 3, 4

Module B Unit 8 Religion and society Section 8.2 Environmental and medical issues

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IGCSE in Religious Studies 4R60

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Part 1 Beliefs and values: Christianity Section A The universe, human beings and their destiny Section B Ultimate reality and the meaning of life

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OCR GSCE Religious Studies A (World Religions) J120 Short course & J620 Full course Unit B589 Perspectives on world religions Christianity: responsibility for the planet GSCE Religious Studies B (Philosophy and Ethics) J121 Short course & J621 Full course Unit B602 Philosophy 2 Christianity Religion and science Good and evil GSCE Religious Studies C (Religion and belief in today’s world) J122 Short course & J622 Full course Unit B614 Community cohesion and the individual Key area 1 Religion and human rights: Christianity Key area 3 Religion/secular philosophy and the influence of technology

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WJEC / CBAC   GSCE Religious Studies A Short course 500/4572/6 & Full course 500/4516/7

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Unit 1 Christianity Identity, diversity and belonging Meaning, purpose and truth

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Unit 4 Roman Catholicism 2 Beliefs, teachings and sources Practices and way of life Meaning, purpose and truth

2 3 4

Unit 5 Christian philosophy and ethics Beliefs, teachings and sources Practices and way of life Meaning, purpose and truth

1, 2 3 4

GSCE Religious Studies B Short course 500/4586/6 & Full course 500/4585/4 Topic 4 Our world Exploring creation and our place in the world

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AS and A Level specifications AQA GCE Religious Studies 2060 – AS 1061 & A2 2061

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Units 1 and 2 Introduction to religious studies AS Unit A Religion and ethics 1 (RSS01) AS Unit C Philosophy of religion (RSS03) AS Unit D Religion, philosophy and science (RSS04)

3, 5 1, 2 1, 2, 3

Unit 3 Studies in religion A2 Unit 3A Religion and ethics (RST3A) A2 Unit 3B Philosophy of religion (RST3B)

5 1, 2, 3, 4

GCE Philosophy 2170 – AS 1171 & A2 2171

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AS Unit 2 PHIL 2 An introduction to philosophy 2 God and the world Freewill and determinism

1, 2, 3, 4 5

A2 Unit 3 PHIL 3 Key themes in philosophy Philosophy of religion

1, 2, 3

CCEA AS and A Level Religious Studies 4610

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Unit AS 6 Religious ethics: foundations, principles and practice

3, 5

Unit AS 7 An introduction to philosophy of religion

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Unit A2 7 Religious belief and competing claims

1, 2, 3

Edexcel GCE in Religious Studies – AS 8RS01 & A2 9RS01

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Unit 1 Foundations Area A Philosophy of religion

2, 4

Unit 2 Investigations Area A The study of religion 1. Religion and science

1, 2, 3, 5

OCR GCE Religious Studies – AS H172 & A2 H572

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Unit G571 AS Philosophy of religion Judaeo-Christian influences on philosophy Traditional arguments for the existence of God Challenges to religious belief

1, 2, 3 2 2, 3, 4

Unit G581 A2 Philosophy of religion Religious language

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Unit G582 A2 Religious ethics Ethical topics and theories: freewill and determinism

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WJEC / CBAC   GCE Religious Studies – AS 500/2916/2 & A2 500/2610/0

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RS 1/2 PHIL Introduction to philosophy of religion (AS) Topics 1 and 2 The existence of God Topic 3 Evil and suffering

1, 2, 3, 4 4

RS 3 ETH Studies in religion and ethics (A2) Topic 4 Medical and genetic ethics

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RS 3 PHIL Studies in philosophy of religion (A2) Topic 1 Is religious faith rational? Topic 2 Is religious language meaningful? Topic 3 Is religious faith compatible with scientific evidence? Topic 4 Are we ‘free beings’?

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RS 4 HE Studies in religion and human experience (A2) Topic 1 Religious authority Topic 2 Religious experience Topic 3 Life, death and life after death

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