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Religious Studies (Islamic) AS

  • Course Level: AS Level
  • Duration: 2 Year
  • Qualification: AS
  • Awarded By: AQA

Introduction to course

2 years, assessed by exams

Are you interested in understanding more about religious beliefs and the cultures who live by them? Are you planning to study related subjects such as Sociology, Philosophy, History, Psychology or even Sciences?

If you want a refreshing change, interesting debates and all-round stimulation then Religious Studies (Islamic) is the course for you. This course will help you to learn about the beliefs and practices of different religious communities and increase your understanding of other people’s world views, their hopes and dreams and what they really value. It will allow you to consider your own beliefs more carefully too.

Course Details

This is an academic course and will help you to learn about the beliefs and practices of different religious communities. The course will increase your understanding of other people’s world views, their hopes and dreams and what they really value. It will allow you to consider your own beliefs more carefully too. This programme provides training within a number of different methodologies, e.g. history, political science, anthropology, sociology, geography, and area studies, as well as traditional areas in Islamic Studies. Students will gain an understanding of a broad range of issues relating to the Study of Islam and Muslims, looking at the subject in many different ways, and in many global contexts, spanning a variety of subject areas and methodologies.

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Course Progression

You can go on to university and study Religious Studies or Theology or do one of the many combined degrees which are on offer or go into any form of higher education to study just about anything. Religious Studies is an excellent subject and has the same academic status as any other humanities subject.


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