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Philosophy and Religion MRes Distance Learning Programme

Philosophy and Religion MRes Distance Learning Programme

Key information

Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Philosophy Religious Studies

Course type


Course Summary

The Studies in Philosophy and Religion MRes Distance Learning Programme 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. Students may exit the course after completing Part 1, and be eligible for the award of Postgraduate Certificate.

Different course options

Distance without attendance | Bangor University | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Distance without attendance


1 year

Start date



Political Philosophy (including social theory such as Marx, Weber, Rawls etc.) (30 Credits)
Eastern Philosophy and Religion (Hinduism, Sikhism, Shinto and Confucianism (30 Credits)
Islamic Philosophy and ethics (30 Credits)
Religious fundamentalism (30 Credits)
Religious Experience (30 Credits)
Globalization (including, multiculturalism) (30 Credits)
The Enlightenment (30 Credits)
Democratic theory (30 Credits)
The Philosophy of Nietzsche (30 Credits)
Psychoanalytic Studies (30 Credits)
Jungian Theory (30 Credits)
Ethical Theory (30 Credits)
Applied Ethics (30 Credits)
Dissertation (120 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

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.

University information

Located in North Wales, between the mountains and the sea, Bangor University offers postgraduate degrees within three colleges: Arts, Humanities and Business Environmental Sciences and Engineering Human Sciences Known for its research work, Bangor is renowned in particular for its research into industries like accounting, electronic engineering, sports science and psychology. In fact, the last Research Excellence Framework (REF,...more

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