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Philosophy of Religion and Ethics PGCert

Philosophy of Religion and Ethics PGCert

Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Philosophy Of Religion Ethics

Course type


Course Summary

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 programme is designed to be accessible to students from a variety of backgrounds. It will be of interest to students with a personal interest in philosophical and religious questions, and also to teachers who wish to deepen their knowledge of philosophy and religious studies for professional development purposes. You can also study this programme for a PGDip or MA qualification. You’ll study the same content, but take additional modules and be able to complete a dissertation.

Different course options

Part time | University of Leeds | 24 months | SEP-19

Study mode

Part time


24 months

Start date



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 / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need a bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in an appropriate humanities or social science discipline. We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications.