Philosophy and Religion, Master | Online (optional) | Bangor University | Bangor, United Kingdom
12 months
16500 GBP/year
4660 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Philosophy and Religion  course from Bangor University, is a research degree that can be studied through distance learning. It has a duration of one year (full-time) or two years (part-time). 

Visit the official programme website for more information


You will be assigned a supervisor, who will advise you on your choice of subjects and on any questions related to your academic work. Teaching is by means of regular individual supervision, which can include face-to-face supervision at Bangor, supervision via Skype and telephone, and e-mail.


Those wishing to teach religion or philosophy in schools or in institutions of Higher Education will find the Philosophy and Religion   programme especially beneficial. Many who pursue the programme at Bangor University , will enter various careers in the public or private sector.

It is anticipated that international students from non-Western cultures will find this degree helpful in working in international organisations and businesses. Some students may wish to proceed to doctoral study and pursue an academic career in a university setting.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The programme is tailor-made to suit your interests in consultation with the areas of expertise offered by the School. 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Students normally start this course at the beginning of January, April or September. Students can start this course at the beginning of any given month.


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree at 2.i or higher is normally required. Possession of a suitable professional qualification or other relevant experience may also be accepted. IELTS score of 7.0 (with no component below 6.5) or equivalent if your first language is not English or Welsh.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    4660 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4660 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bangor

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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