12RS

Level 2 Religious Studies

Subject Description

The National Religious Education Curriculum is followed. Year 12 students are challenged to build on their previous knowledge and to understand more deeply the teachings of the Catholic Church. Various topical issues are covered: social justice teachings, loss, grief & dying and marriage.


Recommended Prior Learning

This is a compulsory course. Completion of Year 11 Religious Studies is recommended.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90821 v3
NZQA Info
Religious Studies 2.2 - Explain the changes in an expression(s) of a religious tradition
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90822 v3
NZQA Info
Religious Studies 2.3 - Explain how a contemporary social action derives from the ethical principles of a religious tradition
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90823 v3
NZQA Info
Religious Studies 2.4 - Explain the key beliefs within two religious traditions in relation to a significant religious question
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 18
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

All subject selections are provisional only and are subject to:

  • meeting any course entry requirements
  • minimum class sizes
  • the availability of teaching staff

and the final decision is at the discretion of the Head of Learning Area for that subject.

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