University of Winchester
The course enables students to reflect on their existing professional practice as a funeral celebrant or officiant. Students develop existing creative and critical professional practice through an engagement with theories and methodologies from the academic disciplines of death studies, religious studies, ritual and performance studies, and creative writing.
Normally a 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in a related subject or professional experience in the area of study.
Indicative modules: approaches to studying death; death, dying and pastoral care in world religions; performing rituals (creative and critical methodologies in constructing and performing a eulogy).
Types of assessment used include reflecting on writing and performing eulogies, exploring professional practice in light of a site visit and more traditional methods of assessment such as essays. There are no examinations. An introduction to academic study skills is embedded into the first module.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Distance learning||£ 1,630 per Whole course (home fees)||2 years|
|PgCert||Distance learning||£ 1,630 per Whole course (EU fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|King Alfred Campus||Winchester||SO22 4NR||South East|
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