13RS

Level 3 Religious Studies

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms D. Sklenars

Year 13 students study three topics: Bioethics, World Views and Biblical Interpretation. The Catholic Church's teachings on these topics are taught and a comparison is made with our society's popular view. Students are challenged to think deeply on these courses.
The National Religious Education Curriculum for Catholic Schools is followed.


Recommended Prior Learning

This is a compulsory course. Completion of Year 12 Religious Studies is recommended. 

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

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. 90826 v3
NZQA Info
Religious Studies 3.3 - Analyse the response of a religious tradition to a contemporary ethical issue
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90827 v3
NZQA Info
Religious Studies 3.4 - Analyse the key beliefs of a religious tradition and a secular world view in relation to ultimate questions
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91725 v2
NZQA Info
Religious Studies 3.1 - Analyse the meanings in a sacred text within a religious tradition
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 18
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 18
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.