PGCert Philosophy of Religion and EthicsThis programme is only available in online mode
(Award available for year: Postgraduate Certificate)
On completion of the programme students should have shown evidence of being able:• to demonstrate in-depth specialist knowledge of techniques relevant to selected fields in the Philosophy of Religion and Ethics;• to exhibit competence in the exercise of generic and subject-specific intellectual abilities;• to demonstrate an advanced understanding of techniques applicable to their own areas of specialisation;• to take a proactive and self-reflective role in working and to develop professional relationships with others;• proactively to formulate ideas and hypotheses and to evaluate these;• to evaluate current issues and research in the Philosophy of Religion and Ethics.
Transferable (key) skills
Masters (Taught), Postgraduate Diploma & Postgraduate Certificate students will have had the opportunity to acquire the following abilities as defined in the modules specified for the programme:• the skills necessary to undertake a higher research degree and employment in a higher capacity in relevant areas of professional practice;• evaluation of their own achievement and that of others;• self-direction and effective decision-making in complex and unpredictable situations;• independent learning and the ability to work in a way which ensures continuing professional development;• critical engagement in the development of disciplinary boundaries and norms.
Achievement for the Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the programme and will involve the achievement of the students in:• demonstrating the ability to apply breadth and depth of knowledge to complex specialist areas in the fields of Philosophy of Religion and Ethics;• drawing on a range of perspectives in these areas of study;• evaluating received opinion;• making sound judgements whilst understanding the limitations on judgements made in the absence of complete information.