Taught entirely online, this Philosophy of Religion and Ethics course from the University of Leeds draws on the School’s outstanding research in philosophy of religion and ethics (PRE), you’ll use a variety of digital 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.
You can also study this course for an MA or PGCert qualification. You’ll study the same content as the MA course, but take fewer modules overall for the PGCert and more modules for the MA.
This course will be of interest to teachers of Philosophy and Religious Studies for professional development purposes. The course can also provide a route into a research degree in the fields of philosophy of religion and ethics. Equally, the important skills of argumentation and clear expression that are developed in the course will be valuable in a wide range of work settings.
- There are two modules in the philosophy of religion strand of the course: a module examining concepts of God, and a module examining religious and spiritual practice, and its significance for our understanding of the nature of a good human life. You can take both modules if studying the PGDip or MA.
- You’ll take a core module in ethical theory, and choose from optional modules on a range of ethical themes, such as life and death, the environment, and the nature of justice.
- As a PGDip student, you’ll have the option of writing a dissertation. This enables you to investigate a topic of your choice at length with the support of a supervisor, and to apply the knowledge and skills in independent research that you have developed during your course.
- 12 months
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- A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in an appropriate humanities or social science discipline.
- Our admissions team are experienced in considering a wide range of international qualifications. If you wish to discuss whether your qualifications will meet the necessary entry criteria, contact the School’s admissions team. You can also check the accepted qualifications for your country or region.
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