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Philosophy of Religion and Ethics

University of Leeds

Postgraduate Certificate Online
12 months
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About

The Philosophy of Religion and Ethics programme from University of Leeds addresses fundamental questions in philosophy of religion and ethics and will be taught entirely online.

Overview

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.

Career opportunities

This Philosophy of Religion and Ethics programme from University of Leeds 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 programme will be valuable in a wide range of work settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethics: Reasons, Motivation, Obligations and Happiness
  • Justice: Fairness, Equality and Diversity
  • Global Environmental Ethics
  • Business Ethics
  • Ethical Issues at the Beginning of Life
  • Ethical Issues at the End of Life 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

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.

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
92
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in an appropriate humanities or social science discipline.
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

Tuition Fee

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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