Religious Studies Level 2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms R. McGregor

Recommended Prior Learning

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This course contains a selection of topics including The Church’s Story: The Modern Age, Loss Death Grief and Dying and Biblical Studies. The course deepens students’ awareness of their Christian responsibilities and the necessity for Christian commitment. Students are introduced to using the building blocks of Level one content in light of their personal context.

Course Overview

Term 1
Biblical studies I builds on the Gospel material learnt about in the previous year. It offers an opportunity for a more detailed and in depth study of the Gospels to fuel robust discussion, analysis and reflection.

Term 2
‚ÄčThe Church’s Story: The Modern Age is intended to give students an overview of Church history as it relates to the Second Vatican Council. It deals with the major teachings of the Council particularly as they have affected ‘The Church In the Modern World'. Students learn an appreciation for how the Church has renewed itself and set itself up to thrive in a modern world.

Term 3
Loss, Death, Grief and Dying provides students the opportunity to study and understand four universal human experiences from a Christian perspective. It also looks at different religious and cultural expressions associated with death and dying.

Term 4
Final reflections on Level 2.

Learning Areas:

Religious Education


Classics Level 3, English Level 3, History Level 3, Media Studies Level 3, Religious Studies Level 3

Career Pathways

Policy Analyst, Tertiary Lecturer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Youth Worker, Secondary School Teacher, Social Worker, Teacher Aide, Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Minister of Religion, Elected Government Representative, Trainer, Community Development Worker, Curator, Foreign Policy Officer, Early Childhood Teacher, Archivist, Funeral Director/Embalmer, Librarian, Library Assistant, Copywriter, Author, Journalist, Communications Professional, Editor, Sales and Marketing Manager, Police Officer, Contact Centre Worker, Civil Engineer, Insurance Claims Officer, Psychologist, Telecommunications Technician, Corrections Officer, Personal Assistant, Human Resources Adviser, Primary School Teacher, Probation Officer, Recruitment Consultant, Marketing Specialist, Case Manager, Career Consultant