University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD Lampeter and Carmarthen)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD)

Study of Religions

This programme is based on the recognition that religion plays a crucial role in human affairs, and seeks to foster an understanding of this rich subject area; the aim is not to focus on any one tradition, but to enable engagement with different traditions in a manner that is free, fair, accurate and open to correction; this programme has a distinctive focus on contemporary religions; its range of modules, exploring different aspects of religion today, has been designed by staff members with a background in sociology, anthropology, and religious studies; the modules enable students to explore not just the theoretical, but also the practical, lived aspects of religious faith and practice in different contexts.

Entry requirements

Normally a good Honours degree.

Course modules

All years: fieldwork in the study of religions; modern yoga and ayurveda; ritual and religion; religious experience today; religion, spirituality and secularisation; theory and methodology in the study of religions; the study skills.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include compulsory modules and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 10,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years
PgCert Full-time £ 1,250 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgCert Full-time £ 3,333 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Full-time £ 2,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 6,667 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lampeter Campus Lampeter SA48 7ED Wales

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