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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
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.
If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||112 points|
|A level||BBC - BCC|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||Access to HE Diploma, to include 45 credits at level 3, 30 of which must be at Merit|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||26 points|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3|
Please note that we accept a maximum of 8 UCAS points from GCE AS Levels and 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.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|EU||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,250 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
Clearing contact details
Fax: 01244 511603
Monday - Thursday 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, Friday's 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, Except: Thursday 15th August 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, Friday 16th August 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, Saturday 17th August 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Sunday 18th August 10:00 am to 4:00 pm