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    I've seen a lot of TSR members acquiring A's at AS & A2 in RS, and was thinking- "Well, it can't be THAT hard, if they're all getting it!" Also, where would one go with an A-Level in it? Other than jobs to do with Theology or History?

    It seems to me, without offending anyone, a pretty 'easy' subject.

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    Nah ignore them, it is probably interesting. What job do you want to do?
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    I'm doing A2 RS, it's not an 'easy' subject - which is why it isn't seen as mickey mouse by unis.
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    Yeah, its not as easy as people think. I worked really hard for my AS and just scraped a B! :/ theres loads of things you can do with it- its not so much the content of the course, its the skills you acquire from it really.
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    If you did RE at GCSE you might be thinking it's similar to that which it really isn't. I did Theology and Philosophy within my Religious Studies A Level and to be honest it was kind of hard. There was more work and more to learn than my other subjects.
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    Um, TSR is nowhere near representative of the student population.

    A better indication would be here. It shows that 24% of all the people that took OCR RS got an A. Whereas 29% got an A for Physics A and 48% got an A for Mathematics.

    Therefore by your logic, Maths and Physics must be easier because more people get As.
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    It isn't an easy subject, it's one of the most thought provoking subjects there are. Unfortunately, the way the exam boards define grades and exams means that people without the ability to argue and reason can get A's, whereas some who can actually debate the merits of particular theories and theorists, that might not stay to the needs of the exam board, would get a lower grade.
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    tbh AS r.s was my easiest subject, but the course is interesting so i carried on with it its great for the essay practise, the debates and the different ideas you become aware of. plus it wierdly acts like a basis for my other subjects so its good stuff for expanding knowledge in humanity/arty A levels, anyway i'd recommend it !
 
 
 
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