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.
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.
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
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
King's College London
Three years/six years
Year of entry 2014