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Course summary

This new BA (Hons) Moral and Philosophical Studies with Religious Education is aimed at those considering a career as a Religious Education (RE) or Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies (RMPS) teacher in a Secondary School setting, or to those interested in exploring theological, moral and philosophical issues and debates, who would like to gain an understanding of how to lead learning. Supported by the Scottish Government, the course has been developed to address the shortage of skilled teachers in this area. A contemporary and unique four-year programme, the course combines academic study in theology, ethics, and philosophy, with vocational training as a teacher, via an innovative mix of online learning and 30 weeks of full-time placements in schools. The education elements focus on enacting the curriculum and teaching techniques, while the school placements provide the benefit of mentoring and experience within a classroom setting.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

An aptitude for teaching and working with young people should be displayed in your application.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Successful applicants will be required to complete a PVG disclosure check and become PVG Scheme Members before enrolling on the course


You will be required to attend an interview

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £13980 Year 1
International £13980 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Moral and Philosophical Studies with Religious Education at University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) - UCAS