Quakerism in the Modern World (DL)

Lancaster University

M.A. On Campus
12 months
18800 GBP/year
8920 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


Quakerism in the Modern World (DL) degree offered at Lancaster University is the result of an innovative, interdisciplinary collaboration between the Postgraduate Quaker Study Centre at Woodbrooke, Birmingham and the Department of Politics, Philosophy, and Religion (PPR).


Course Overview

Quakerism in the Modern World (DL) degree offered at Lancaster University is designed to introduce you to the theories, issues and processes connected with the history, theology and sociology of Quakerism in a global context. It offers training in research methods and includes a module on the theories of international relations to help you better understand the modern global context.The programme is especially relevant if you are interested in Quaker theology and history, the adaptation of religious groups to new social and geographical settings, globalisation and religion, and secularisation and Quakerism in a changing political environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory and Methods in Postgraduate Studies (distance)
  • Quakerism, Peace and Justice (distance)
  • Dissertation (distance)
  • Quaker Theology in Context (distance)
  • The Sociology of Contemporary Quakerism (distance)
  • Faith Debates: Religion, Society and Politics (distance learning)
  • Religion and Conflict (distance learning)
  • Major Approaches to the Study of International Relations (distance)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry requirements: An upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent.
  • Assessment: A combination of participation in weekly learning activities, essays and a dissertation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8920 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part Time (per year)

  • UK/EU: £4,460
  • Overseas: £9,400


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Quakerism in the Modern World (DL)
Lancaster University


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