Taught course

Contemporary Philosophy of Religion

Liverpool Hope University · Arts and Humanities

Entry requirements

Normally a First Class or Upper Second Class Honours Degree such as Philosophy, or Theology and/or Religious Studies, where there has been a significant philosophical dimension.

Months of entry

January, October

Course content

* 2018 entry subject to validation

Debate about God and the ultimate nature of reality is as vibrant now as it has ever been. Historical and cultural change has called into question the nature and truth of belief in God. It has also opened the ‘West’ to different voices and traditions, which understand reality in distinctive ways.

This postgraduate certificate offers a unique opportunity to study the philosophical implications of this dynamic field at an advanced level. Students engage with highly contemporary European philosophy, plus a wide range of non-European philosophical traditions.

The modules are taught by experienced lecturers who are also leading scholars in the field. Their expertise ranges across cutting edge philosophical speculation about the absolute, feminist thought, Indian and Chinese traditions, and the fascinating connections between mysticism and philosophy.

The certificate offers a distinctively contemporary and global approach to philosophy of religion. Graduates in a related discipline will find this an exciting and challenging development of their study. Those who teach or otherwise work with religious ideas and communities will find it deepens and refreshes their knowledge and critical understanding.

Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

UK Student Recruitment
+ 44 (0) 151 291 3111