Study Homer’s epic poem, The Iliad, taken from a previous A Level Classical Civilisation syllabus. The Iliad provides a unique insight into both Greek history and the formation of a Greek identity. The setting of the poem, the Trojan War, captured the imaginations of the Greek people and became the basis for a new history of a common people brought together by the war.This course is for anyone interested in studying the Iliad or it can also be studied alongside the current A Level Classical Civilisation course.
Learn about the world’s fourth-largest religion in this course taken from the current A Level Religious Studies’ syllabus. Buddhism is becoming an increasingly popular religion that focuses on personal spiritual development with practices like mindfulness. Learn about the Four Noble Truths, The three Jewels, Buddhist texts, meditation, the Buddha’s life and more.
This Introduction to Philosophy is taken from a previous A Level Philosophy syllabus and looks a knowledge (Epistemology), Moral Philosophy, Bentham’s Utility Calculus, Utilitarianism, Ethical Language, the metaphysics of God, The Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics of Mind and Dualism. It includes theories from well-known philosophers: John Stuart Mill, Descartes, and Kant. This course is for anyone who wants to know more about philosophy or it can also be studied alongside the current A Level Philosophy course.
This course is taken from a previous A Level Philosophy syllabus and looks at the free will versus determinism debate. Is your behaviour the result of forces over which you have no control or are you able to decide for yourself whether to act or behave in a certain way? This course is for anyone with an interest in Philosophy or it can also be studied alongside the current A Level Philosophy course.
A fascinating study of St. John’s Gospel taken from a previous A Level Religious Studies’ syllabus. St. John’s Gospel is a mystical reflection on the Word Made Flesh, Jesus Christ. This theologically profound Gospel is composed by the beloved disciple John, who dined next to Jesus at the Last Supper. It gives a fresh depiction of the life, passion, death, and Resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth.
Learn about how the Bible’s three synoptic gospels (Mathew, Mark and Luke) paint three portraits of Jesus in this course taken from a previous A Level Religious Studies’ syllabus. While each gospel follows him on the same journey, they recount it a little differently. Each had their own methods, styles, purposes, audiences and sources—making each portrait of Jesus uniquely valuable.