University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant)

Philosophy, Religion and Ethics

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Course summary

The programme challenges students to think about ‘big questions’ regarding the nature of reality, morality, belief, faith and the meaning of life. Students get the opportunity to study modules on spiritual and religious traditions from around the world, in addition to others that discuss topics such as media representations, the ethics of killing and animal rights.

Course details

Modules

Year One – Level 4 (Cert HE, Dip HE & BA) • Academic Skills (20 credits; compulsory) • Introduction to Ethics (20 credits; compulsory) • Introduction to Metaphysics and Epistemology (20 credits; compulsory) • Introduction to the Study of Religion (20 credits; compulsory) • Philosophy of Religion (20 credits; compulsory) • Spirituality: From Ancient Times to the Present (20 credits; compulsory). Year Two – Level 5 (Dip HE & BA) Year A Entry • Freedom, Agency and Responsibility (20 credits; compulsory) • God and the World: The Cosmos in Religious & Ethical Perspective (20 credits; compulsory) • Metaethics (20 credits; compulsory) • Religion in Latin America (20 credits; compulsory) • The Ethics of Life and Death (20 credits; compulsory) • Theology and Inter-Religious Encounter (20 credits; compulsory). Year B Entry • Celtic Sanctity, Spirituality: Hagiography and Saints’ Cults (20 credits; compulsory) • Chinese Religion and Thought (20 credits; compulsory) • Humans, Animals and Machines (20 credits; compulsory) • Religion and the Media (20 credits; compulsory) • Sex, Sexuality, and Gender (20 credits; compulsory) • The Meaning of Life (20 credits; compulsory). Year Three – Level 6 (BA) Year A Entry • Dissertation (40 credits; compulsory) • Freedom, Agency and Responsibility (20 credits; optional) • God and the World: The Cosmos in Religious & Ethical Perspective (20 credits; optional) • Metaethics (20 credits; optional) • Religion in Latin America (20 credits; optional) • The Ethics of Life and Death (20 credits; optional) • Theology and Inter-Religious Encounter (20 credits; optional). Year B Entry • Celtic Sanctity, Spirituality: Hagiography and Saints’ Cults (20 credits; optional) • Chinese Religion and Thought (20 credits; optional) • Dissertation (40 credits; compulsory) • Humans, Animals and Machines (20 credits; optional) • Religion and the Media (20 credits; optional) • Sex, Sexuality, and Gender (20 credits; optional) • The Meaning of Life (20 credits; optional). Prospective students should be aware of the following: • Not all optional modules are offered every year • Optional modules are delivered subject to sufficient student numbers • Language modules are optional/compulsory/core according to linguistic ability • There are many Level 5 and Level 6 versions of the same module. Students can only take this module once; this depends on which year the modules are offered in.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
PRT1
Institution code:
T80
Campus name:
Online
Campus code:
O

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
International £13500 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Philosophy, Religion and Ethics at University of Wales Trinity Saint David - UCAS