Year 13 Religious Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: J. Chote

This is a compulsory course that offers one Level 3 Achievement Standard. The topics are designed to continue to deepen the students’ knowledge of the Catholic Church and the world, and their place and responsibility in both. The topics covered are: Building Self Esteem; Sects, Cults and New Religious Movements; Bioethics; Mary - The First Disciple; The Role of Women Through the Ages and Making Meaning. Some time is given to work on leadership at the beginning of the year. The Level 3 Achievement Standard is “Analyse the response of a religious tradition to a contemporary ethical issue.”

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1 x Ringbinder, 1 x A4 lined refill, $10 Faith Central workbook and materials contribution

Recommended Prior Learning


Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90826 v3
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

Term: 2, Week: 10

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 6
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 6
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 6

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.