Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Religious Studies

This programme aims to provide you with a secure knowledge of the major theories, concepts and issues relating to Religion in a variety of intellectual traditions and historical and contemporary contexts. You will gain a systematic understanding of a range of debates and discussions raised by past and present religious belief and practice. In addition, the PgCert will equip you with the necessary skills appropriate to evaluating, analysing and interpreting both academic and practitioner approaches to Religion.

Entry requirements

A good 2nd Class degree, or equivalent, in any subject. Relevant professional experience may be considered in lieu of standard qualifications. Students not meeting the standard entry qualifications may be asked to write a 3,000 word essay to demonstrate their academic abilities. Students whose 1st language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency in the English language: IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Studying religion; plus 2 optional modules.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework.

Sponsorship information

Funding may be available from the AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time October 2016 GBP 2,083 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
PgCert Full-time October 2016 GBP 2,083 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
PgCert Full-time October 2016 GBP 2,083 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
PgCert Full-time October 2016 GBP 2,083 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
PgCert Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,733 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
PgCert Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,042 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
PgCert Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,042 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgCert Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,042 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
PgCert Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,042 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01524 510880