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 with Foundation Year

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Course summary

This course combines the cognate disciplines of Religious Studies, Philosophy and Ethics to explore some of the central questions and challenges that face humanity. This course is ideal for students who ask the big questions about the nature of existence and the role of faith in our lives. It also, through examining the ethical questions that modern life poses, explores how we live our lives and what gives our lives and our actions meaning.

Course details

Modules

Year One – Level 4 (CertHE, DipHE & 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 (DipHE & 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:
RPH1
Institution code:
T80
Campus name:
Online
Campus code:
O

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

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 with Foundation Year at University of Wales Trinity Saint David - UCAS