Taught course

Philosophy and Religion

Bangor University · School of Philosophy and Religion

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have an appropriate degree – with a minimum of second class honours (lower second class is acceptable), or alternatively a qualification of experience which is acceptable as equivalent. International applicants will also be required to have relevant English Language qualifications.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

The programme is tailor-made to suit the student's interests in consultation with the areas of expertise offered by the School. It comprises one dissertation of 50,000 words (180 credits). Students will be assigned a supervisor, who will advise on the choice of subjects and on any questions related to academic work. Teaching is by means of regular individual supervision, which can include face-to-face supervision at Bangor, supervision via Skype and telephone, and e-mail.

Information for international students

Must provide satisfactory evidence of adequate knowledge and understanding of written and spoken English. IELTS and Internet-based TOEFL test scores of no less than 6.0 and 87 respectively, are usually acceptable.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
12 months
full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Dr Lucy Huskinson
01248 383759