Drawing on the School’s outstanding research in philosophy of religion and ethics (PRE), you’ll use a variety of online learning resources to explore key issues in the field of PRE.
You’ll have the opportunity to consider themes such as: concepts of God; the nature of justice; religious experience; ethics of the environment; the religious and spiritual significance of the arts and our relationship to the natural world.
This online course is open to students from a variety of backgrounds, so if you have a personal interest in philosophical and religious questions, or you want to develop your knowledge of philosophy and religious studies for professional development purposes, this course is for you.
The MA Philosophy of Religion and Ethics at University of Leeds will equip you with a range of in-depth subject knowledge, but it will allow you to develop high-level skills in research, analysis, interpretation and communication.
All of these qualities are valuable to a range of employers across sectors and industries, and we’re proud of our record in preparing postgraduates for their careers after graduation.
They’ve gone into roles such as teaching, consultancy, business management, administration, accountancy, law, journalism and the civil service among others.
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- Justice: Fairness, Equality and Diversity
- Global Environmental Ethics
- Business Ethics
- Ethical Issues at the Beginning of Life
- Ethical Issues at the End of Life
- Current Developments in Health Care Ethics
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- For UK/EU candidates we recommend submitting your application no later than two weeks before the start of the course, and at least one month before the start date for international students.
DisciplinesPhilosophy & Ethics Religious Studies & Theology Political Science View 28 other Masters in Religious Studies & Theology in United Kingdom
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The normal entry requirement is an honours degree, equivalent to a British BA honours degree (2.1 or higher), in a relevant humanities or social science subject - including subjects other than Philosophy, Ethics, or Religion.
- Other applications will be considered where there is evidence of relevant experience, background or private study in the field.
Documents and information you’ll need
- Your degree certificate and transcripts, or a partial transcript if you’re still studying.
- A sample of your written work (2,000-3,000 words) on a topic relevant to the programme. All samples must be typed and in English.
- A personal statement of around 500 words, in response to the questions asked in the supporting statement section of the application
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If you have the talent and drive, we want you to be able to study with us, whatever your financial circumstances. There may be help for students in the form of loans and non-repayable grants from the University and from the government. The School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science offers a range of scholarships, including full-fee or partial-fee scholarships. The application forms and further information can be found on the University website.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.