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Advanced Higher Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies (Course Code: C764 77)

SCQF Level 7 (32 SCQF credit points)

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Why study Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies?

This course gives you the opportunity to investigate the nature and scope of religion and morality and to consider philosophical viewpoints on religious and other stances for living in the modern world. It helps you to reflect on your own life experiences and develop your personal beliefs and values. In addition you will gain knowledge and understanding of the different beliefs and values of others and the ability to express your opinions and give informed comment.

The skills you learn in this course are valuable in a wide range of careers, and provide a valuable contribution to your personal, social and intellectual development.

What do I need to get in?

This is at the discretion of the school/college but you would normally be expected to have attained one of the following:

What will I study?

The course comprises two compulsory units, one of two optional units and an assessment.

Compulsory Units

Philosophy of Religion (8 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

Researching Religious, Moral and Philosophical Issues (8 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

Optional Units

Choose one of the following units.

Medical Ethics (8 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

Religious Experience (8 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

How will I be assessed?

Course assessment (8 SCQF credit points)

The course assessment consists of two components with a total of 100 marks:

The question paper will be set and marked externally by SQA.

Your work will be assessed by your teacher on an ongoing basis throughout the course. You must pass both units and the course assessment to gain the course qualification.

The course assessment is graded A-D. Your grade will depend on the total mark for all the units in your course.

What can I go on to next?

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