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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 course is designed to be accessible to students from a variety of backgrounds. It will be of interest to students with a personal interest in philosophical and religious questions, and also to teachers who wish to deepen their knowledge of philosophy and religious studies for professional development purposes.

Career:

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:

  • Introduction to 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 
  • Philosophy and Spiritual Practice
  • Concepts of God

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no final deadline for applications, but we recommend you apply as early as possible. 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.
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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
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
62

Other requirements

General requirements

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

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.

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.

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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