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    I have a query about the OCR Religious Studies B: Philosophy and Ethics short course.

    There are 12 topics altogether.
    6 are for philosophy and 6 are for ethics.

    There are 4 exams.
    2 for philosophy and 2 for ethics.
    Each exam covers 3 topics. You are asked to only answer questions from 2.

    Since I am doing the short course, I only am doing 2 exams.
    So that means we only need to cover 6 topics. 4 if you consider that we'll only be answering 2 topics set of questions in each exam.

    Now.

    My teacher is trying to get around having to learn all 12 topics, which we do not have the time for and are not supposed to be doing anyway since we are doing the short course.

    SO. She insists that we must learn 8 topics.
    4 from philosophy and 4 from ethics.

    My question is, why not learn JUST 4 instead of 8.
    She told me the exams are made so that you NEED to learn 8 at the very least but she said she can't explain why. Which is not a satisfactory response.

    DOES ANYONE KNOW WHY?!
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