Ask the big questions about life, the universe, and everything, and learn how different people--across the globe and throughout history--have come up with their own answers. This course deals with questions about the nature of reality and human existence. It engages philosophical and ethical questions in the search for meaning and in conversation with religion(s). You will explore the philosophical/moral systems of religions within religious texts, and lived within historic and contemporary, local and global contexts. Chester is an exciting place to study Philosophy, Ethics and Religion. With a large team of specialists in global philosophical and religious traditions, working at the cutting edge of their fields, we are able to offer an excellent range of modules. You will have the opportunity to develop your own interests and engage contemporary questions with a range of global philosophical and religious traditions.
For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.
Assessment is mainly by coursework, such as essays, portfolios, presentations, text reviews, field reports, and seminars. Some modules may have a short exam.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Please note that the Welsh Baccalaureate (core) and A Level General Studies will be recognised in our offer. We will also consider a combination of A Levels and BTECs/OCRs.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.