Madras College

RMPS - National 4/5

Course Content

The Nat 4/ Nat 5 RMPS course has 3 areas of study:

  • World Religion: Buddhism

    Pupils will study some of the main sources beliefs and practices of Buddhism.
  • Religion & Morality: Religion, Medicine & the Human Body

    Pupils will study religious and non-religious perspectives on moral issues arising from the uses of embryos and euthanasia.
  • Religious & Philosophical Questions

    Pupils will study religious and non-religious perspectives on the origins of the universe and the origins of life.
  • Assignment

    Pupils are also required to carry out an assignment. They will choose an issue relating to an area of the course content and research it in depth. National 5 pupils will then write up their findings in an exam situation. National 4 work will be assessed internally. National 5work will be externally assessed. At National 5 the assignment counts for 20% of the final mark.