AS Religious Studies

There are no planned changes to AS Religious Studies for 2021 following Ofqual’s consultation

  • Teaching from: September 2016
  • Exams from: June 2017
  • Specification code: 7061
  • QAN code: 601/8716/5

Our new AS-level Religious Studies specification offers a range of faith-specific options, ensuring students have a thorough understanding of diverse philosophical and ethical viewpoints.

The course features a variety of relevant and contemporary themes, to help inspire engaging classroom discussion. Students will also gain critical and evaluative skills sought after by higher education and employers.

With familiar content and new and inspiring topics, we’re confident that you’ll enjoy teaching our new specification, and students of all abilities will find it engaging.


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Key dates

  • 11 June 2021 Exam for AS Religious Studies Paper 1 (7061/1)
    Series: June 2021
    Start time: am
    Duration: 2h
  • 16 June 2021 Exam for AS Religious Studies Paper 2 (7061/2A to 2E)
    Series: June 2021
    Start time: am
    Duration: 1h

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