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Religious Studies and Philosophy with Foundation Year (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
This Religious Studies and Philosophy with Foundation Year (Hons) from University of Wolverhampton develops graduates who will be able to draw on both disciplines in their exploration and analysis of philosophical and religious issues.
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Overview

Thus critical reasoning developed within Philosophy can be linked to an empathetic appreciation of other religious worldviews. In addition philosophical issues about the body, gender and identity are contextualized within the study of teachings and practices within a range of religious traditions.

Graduates from this Religious Studies and Philosophy with Foundation Year (Hons) from University of Wolverhampton can use this combination as an ideal platform from which to move to a Secondary PGCE in Religious Education. Central to the course is an opportunity for you to develop your full potential, developing the skills for successful study and future employment.

As well as subject-specific knowledge, graduates will develop a wide range of key transferable skills including enhanced communication, analytical and technological proficiency. The degree encourages individuals to become digitally literate and intellectually curious, with the capacity to work both independently and as part of a wider team to understand, develop and apply solutions to both theoretical and practical problems. Such skills equip our graduates to use their knowledge in enterprising and profitable ways in their chosen careers and develop their roles within the wider community.

Career

The central strand of technology running through the course means that graduates will be digitally literate and have a good understanding of the design and presentation of materials for different audiences.

This is an ideal course for students who want to go on to a PGCE course. Many graduates have become successful teachers, with a responsibility for RE in the primary sector or as RE specialists in secondary schools. The combination of Religious Studies and Philosophy suitably prepares students for the ethics and/ or philosophy of religion sections in GCSE, AS and A Level syllabi.

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Independent Project
  • Multiculturalism? Culture and Society in Modern Britain
  • Representations of Utopias and Dystopias

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • DD from A level
  • BTEC QCF Extended Diploma grade PPP
  • BTEC QCF Diploma grade MP
  • Pass Access to HE Diploma (Full Award)
  • If you've got other qualifications or relevant experience, please contact The Gateway for further advice before applying.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Home/EU - Part-time - £3050 per year
  • International - Part-time - £6125 per year

Living costs for Wolverhampton

  • 550 - 900 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages.

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