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Religious Studies PgCert

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Religious Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This programme aims to provide you with a secure knowledge of the major theories, concepts and issues relating to Religion in a variety of intellectual traditions and historical and contemporary contexts. You will gain a systematic understanding of a range of debates and discussions raised by past and present religious belief and practice. In addition, the PgCert will equip you with the necessary skills appropriate to evaluating, analysing and interpreting both academic and practitioner approaches to religion.

Different course options

Full time | Lancaster University | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

This module aims to provide skills training for postgraduate students in religious studies from induction to completion of the master's dissertation. It supports existing taught modules by introducing a variety of research methods from other disciplines and theoretical issues within religious studies. It also introduces cross-cultural and cross-religious examination of research topics in religious studies. The module will provide students the opportunity for developing generic skills in library research, essay writing, and dissertation planning.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£2,830

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,850

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a good second class degree, or equivalent, in any subject. Relevant professional experience may be considered in lieu of standard qualifications. Students not meeting the standard entry qualifications may be asked to write a 3,000 word essay to demonstrate their academic abilities.