What Will You Study

Taking this joint degree at Lancaster gives you the opportunity to learn from academics in the field of Philosophy and Religious Studies.

Exploring Philosophy and Religion side by side, you’ll debate some of the key questions, such as: how does religion influence political behaviour? What role does religion play in current affairs? You will be enabled to gain a good understanding of the central themes of both subjects before specialising in topics related to Philosophy and Religious Studies.

You will begin your degree with core modules including Introduction to Philosophy and Religions of the Modern World. In your second and final years, you’ll study subjects such as The Ethics of Belief and Ignorance; Continental Philosophy; Religion in Society: Theories and Methods; Religion and Violence and Logic and Language.