Course Overview

Lancaster's combined Philosophy and Religious Studies degree gives you the opportunity to benefit from world-class resources and tutors. Our teaching of both Philosophy and Religious Studies is ranked first in the North West in The Complete University Guide 2013.

You'll divide your time equally between Philosophy and Religious Studies courses debating pressing questions such as: what is religion how have religious traditions developed? What is truth and how can it be reached? How have Philosophy and Religion interacted in history and how should they interact today?

Your degree gives you a thorough grounding in both subjects and the opportunity to specialise. You'll start with courses including Introduction to Philosophy and World Religions before moving on to second-year subjects such as Philosophy of Science; Knowledge and Reality, and Western Philosophy and Religious Thought. You'll complete your degree with modules that include Religion in Schools and Ethics and Aesthetics.

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