MA Philosophy of Religion and Ethics in Education

General

Programme Description

This unique degree is specifically for teachers of the philosophy of religion and ethics in schools, particularly those who deliver or wish to deliver, the A Level syllabi.

You will focus on topics on the A Level syllabi with a module on Teaching Philosophy of Religion and Ethics, which includes training in the methodology of Philosophy for Children. It is for both those with previous education in these areas of study and those seeking a rigorous introduction.

CORE MODULES

  • Teaching Philosophy and Ethics
  • Reason and Religion
  • Foundations of Ethics

OPTIONAL MODULES

  • Ethical Issues Today
  • Bioethics and Sexual Ethics
  • Unity and Diversity in Contemporary Islamic Thought

Entry

An honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent in an appropriate subject

Interim awards

  • PGCert Philosophy of Religion & Ethics in Education
  • PGDip Philosophy of Religion & Ethics in Education

Course length

  • 1 years full-time
  • 2 years part-time
Last updated Jan 2018

About the School

For over 400 years, Heythrop College has specialised in the study of Philosophy and Theology. Here, these subjects are not merely departments within a larger institution; the whole College is devoted

For over 400 years, Heythrop College has specialised in the study of Philosophy and Theology. Here, these subjects are not merely departments within a larger institution; the whole College is devoted Read Less