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- 'A/B’ (or ‘C’ in consultation with teachers) in Year 10 Australian Curriculum History or English or CA in Religion in Society 2.
- A pathway to Philosophy 3 and builds skills relevant to Modern History 3 and Ancient History 3.
- A pathway to further studies in Asian studies, philosophy, education, counselling, politics or other humanities courses such as history and anthropology.
- How religious affiliations, ideas, movements and belief systems have shaped society and culture, past and present.
- How religious tradition contributes to the development of worldview and comprehension of meaning and purpose for individuals and communities.
- How religious debate contributes to social, cultural, political and ethical issues.
- How particular beliefs and perspectives contribute to the role of religion in society.
- How issues and challenges for religious traditions manifest in contemporary society.
- Engage in group discussions and presentations.
- Conduct individual and group research.
- Select topics to study e.g. one religious tradition from: Islam, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, Hinduism, Aboriginal spirituality.
- Investigate inter-related aspects of religious traditions e.g. ritual, practices, symbols, structures and festivals, or sacred texts.
- Investigate ethics as a discipline that articulates the thinking that goes into developing a moral position.
- Investigate a variety of ethical codes of world religious traditions and other ethical frameworks (such as natural law ethics, virtue ethics, situation ethics, Kantian ethics)
- Investigate significant challenge and change encountered by a religious tradition within a key period (may be historical or contemporary)
- Undertake non-biased investigation into co-existence of religious and secular traditions in Australia and globally.
- Is interested in studying how religion interfaces with culture, ethics and society.
- Enjoys reading on religious and ethical topics.
- ‘A’/‘B’ (or ‘C’ in consultation with is interested in interpreting religious issues from a range of perspectives of religious traditions or viewpoint.
- Understands and is willing to engage in a course that is designed to be available to all learners, irrespective of the existence, or nature, of any individual religious beliefs.
2022 (current view)