An upper second-class Honours degree in a relevant discipline (to be determined by the Admissions Tutor, usually Philosophy, Theology or Religious Studies) We accept a range of qualifications from different countries
Months of entry
You will explore the key issues in the fields of Philosophy of Religion and Ethics – for example: Are there shared human values? How do we negotiate different belief systems in pluralistic societies? Is there a conflict between science and religion? Do people with different religious views have the same morals? Is life without God meaningless? You will be taught by a vibrant community of philosophers, pursuing original research on a wide range of topics on which expert supervision is available.
You will study six modules in total. Three are core Philosophy modules:
- Research Skills and Methods
- God, Freedom and the Meaning of Life
- Global Ethics or Global Bioethics
You will then choose three optional modules.
MA students will also complete a 15,000-word dissertation.
Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at one of our on-campus open days (Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays
If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: www.pg.bham.ac.uk
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate enquiry service
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