Specification at a glance

 

GCSE Religious Studies B - Full Course 4057

To gain a Full Course candidates take any two of six units available.

Each unit accounts for 50% of the total Full Course marks.

Written papers - 2 x 1 hour 30 minutes

Candidates answer four structured essay questions from the choice of six given.

Each question is worth 18 marks.

There are four additional marks on the paper for SPaG.

The question paper is worth 76 marks in total. 

Unit 1 Religion and Citizenship

Unit 2 Religion and Life Issues

Unit 3 Religion and Morality

Unit 4 Religious Philosophy and Ultimate Questions

Unit 5 Religious Expression in Society

Unit 6 Worship and Key Beliefs

GCSE Religious Studies B - Short Course 4056

To gain a Short Course candidates take any one of six units available.

Each unit accounts for 100% of the total Short Course marks.

Written paper - 1 hour 30 mins

Candidates answer four structured essay questions from the choice of six given.

Each question is worth 18 marks.

There are four additional marks on the paper for SPaG.

The question paper is worth 76 marks in total.