Taught course

Religious Studies

Institution
University of Chester · Department of Theology and Religious Studies
Qualifications
MAPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1) in a relevant discipline, or equivalent professional qualifications and relevant work experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme explores the diversity of global religious and spiritual life, and probes relationships between religion, spirituality, society, identity, ethics and popular culture. Students are enabled to study the phenomenon of religion from a wide range of disciplinary perspectives.

Programme Structure:

Compulsory Core Modules: Advanced Theories in the Study of Religions; Advanced Research Methods in the Study of Religions; Research Dissertation (MA students).

Optional modules include:

-Urban Theology
- Buddhist Concepts of Awakening
- Gender, Religion and Literature
- Jews, Christians and Pagans
- Indigenous Religions
- Spirituality and Contemporary Popular Culture

This programme is available entirely through online distance learning.

Qualification and course duration

MA

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

PGDip

full time
12 months
distance learning
24 - 36 months
part time
24 - 36 months

PGCert

part time
12 - 24 months
distance learning
12 - 24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
postgrad@chester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1244 511000
Fax
+44 (0)1244 513111