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Philosophy and Religion: Eastern and Western Thought (MA)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Lampeter Campus

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Philosophy and Religion: Eastern and Western Thought (MA) is a distance-learning programme designed for students who want to explore important philosophical and religious issues about life and the nature of our existence but don’t want to be limited in their study to one particular pathway or tradition.

Course Overview

Philosophy and Religion: Eastern and Western Thought (MA) will explore key topics in philosophy and religion, such as the nature of the self, the nature of reality, and the nature of religious experiences, from various philosophical and religious perspectives, from both eastern and western traditions. It includes the study of Buddhist Philosophy, the Daoist and Confucian traditions of China, Analytic and Continental Philosophy, and theories and practices of Western Religions.

Key Features

  • The course is delivered via distance-learning and its structure allows students the flexibility to arrange their study around their other commitments.
  • Students have access to a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) that provides them with a wide range of electronic resources.
  • Coursework assessment, with no exams.
  • Students receive support from subject specialists in Philosophy, Religious Studies and Chinese Studies.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,340per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3EP, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 33 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    40 40%

    32nd

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    12th

    22

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