Religion, Philosophy & Ethics

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BA

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Full Time

| UCAS code: VV65
Students must choose in each year of study from a selection of compulsory modules. Remaining credits are then taken from the wide selection of opional modules offered by the Department. We review our modules on a regular basis, in order to continue to offer innovative and exciting programmes, so this list may change.

YEAR 1

At least four of the following compulsory modules, plus a selection of optional modules.



YEAR 1 CORE
  • Elements of Ethics
  • Introduction to Philosophy of Religion
  • Philosophical Texts in Historical Contexts
  • Thinking about Evil
  • Islam’s Beginnings
  • Introduction to Christianity
  • Constancy and Creativity: Jewish Interpretations of Tradition
  • Introduction to Buddhism


YEAR 1 OPTIONS

Up to four further modules chosen from the wide variety of first year / level 4 optional modules offered by the Department.



YEAR 2
You must take four core modules and choose your remaining modules from a range of options.

YEAR 2 CORE
  • Philosophy & Film
  • Applied Ethics
  • Religious Difference: Jewish, Christian & Other Perspectives
  • Modern Islam I: History & Politics
  • Buddhist Ethics


YEAR 2 OPTIONS
Up to four further modules chosen from the wide variety of second year / level 5 optional modules offered by the Department.

YEAR 3
You must take four core modules and choose your remaining modules from a range of options. You also have the opportunity to write a dissertation, for which you will receive one-to-one supervision with a member of staff.

YEAR 3 CORE
  • The Search for Meaning
  • Special Questions in Social Ethics
  • Law & Ethics in the Hebrew Bible
  • Contemporary Thought in the Muslim World
  • European Jews and the Orient
  • Contemporary Philosophy and Theology
  • Philosophy of Religious Life


YEAR 3 OPTIONS
Up to four further modules chosen from the wide variety of third year / level 6 optional modules offered by the Department, including the 30-credit dissertation option.

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