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Philosophy of Religion and Ethics PGCert

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Part time | University of Leeds | 24 months | 27-SEP-21

Study mode

Part time

Duration

24 months

Start date

27-SEP-21

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Philosophy Of Religion Ethics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

This course addresses fundamental questions in philosophy of religion and ethics and will be taught entirely online.

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 online course is open to students from a variety of backgrounds, so if you have a personal interest in philosophical and religious questions, or you want to develop your knowledge of philosophy and religious studies for professional development purposes, this course is for you.

You can also study this course for a PGDip or MA qualification. You’ll study the same content, but take additional modules and be able to complete a dissertation.

Learning and teaching

This course is taught entirely online, so you can fit your studies around your social and professional life. You’ll be able to access a wide range of teaching and learning resources through our online learning platform (Minerva) and use the University Library’s online resources for your own independent research. You’ll also be able to discuss issues arising from your studies with other students through our forums.

On this course you’ll be taught by our expert academics, from lecturers through to professors. You may also be taught by industry professionals with years of experience, as well as trained postgraduate researchers, connecting you to some of the brightest minds on campus.

Assessment

For most modules, you keep a weekly log, in which you reflect on the study exercises for the week. In addition, you make regular contributions to discussion forums, and write one or more essays. The discussion forum contributions and essays determine the final module mark.

Career opportunities

This course 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 course will be valuable in a wide range of work settings.

Modules

On completion of this module, students should have an ability to: understand some of the central concepts involved in the study of ethics, evaluate critically some of the main theoretical approaches to ethics and apply this understanding to the development of thoughtful and well presented arguments which reflect their own critical engagement with the material studied.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (overall cost)

£3,083

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (overall cost)

£6,750

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

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

Department profile

The School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science is committed to translating research into inspirational learning and teaching across a wide range of courses at postgraduate level. Join us to become a part of a lively, interdisciplinary and supportive community of students and staff from across the world. Our one-year Masters degrees allow you to deepen your knowledge of a subject, enhance your career prospects or take a new...more

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