The Studies in Philosophy and Religion MRes Distance Learning Programme at Bangor University is scheduled for a duration of one year (full-time) or two years (part-time). It is tailor-made to suit your interests in consultation with the areas of expertise offered by the School. It is designed also to suit the needs of those who are unable to attend time-tabled sessions at Bangor. It comprises two parts.)
Those wishing to teach religion or philosophy in schools or in institutions of Higher Education will find the programme especially beneficial. Many who pursue the programme 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.
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Programme StructureTopic List:
- Eastern Philosophy and Religion (Hinduism, Sikhism, Shinto and Confucianism
- Islamic Philosophy and ethics
- Religious fundamentalism
- Political Philosophy (including social theory such as Marx, Weber, Rawls etc.)
- Globalization (including, multiculturalism)
- The Enlightenment
- Democratic theory
- The Philosophy of Nietzsche
- Psychoanalytic Studies
- Jungian Theory
- Ethical Theory
- Applied Ethics
- Religious Experience
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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Send in your application form by the end of June (for September intake) or the end of October (for January intake).
DisciplinesPhilosophy & Ethics Religious Studies & Theology View 242 other Masters in Philosophy & Ethics in United Kingdom
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For all School of Philosophy and Religion Masters courses (MARes, MRes), applicants should normally have an appropriate degree – with a minimum of second class honours (lower second class is acceptable), or alternatively a qualification of experience which is acceptable as equivalent. International applicants will also be required to have relevant English Language qualifications.
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International16500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16500 GBP per year during 12 months.
National4660 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4660 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Bangor
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.