University of Roehampton
Philosophy, Religion and Ethics BA (Hons)
University of Roehampton

Key Course Facts

Course Description

The BA Philosophy, Religion and Ethics brings together subjects that have been at the heart of Roehampton teaching since the colleges came together to form the university. The close relationship and intersections of these subjects will allow students to address many of the interesting and difficult challenges facing citizens of the modern world, both in Western and Eastern cultures.

Studying this degree will equip you valuable graduate skills and shape you into a confident, critical thinker, open to new ideas an and with first class communication skills.

The combination of these three elements, Religion, Philosophy and Ethics within one programme will ask crucial questions about the nature of morality and justice. In keeping with the most recent developments in humanities research, this combination of subjects enquires: what does being human mean?, what is Justice? and what values shape human comprehension of global challenges?

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 15 graduates of Philosophy, Religion and Ethics BA (Hons) at University of Roehampton for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Philosophy.

Overall student satisfaction
81 /100
15 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates of Philosophy, Religion and Ethics BA (Hons) at University of Roehampton

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Philosophy, Religion and Ethics BA (Hons) at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23000 £21000 £24500
25-75 percentile range £16000 - £27000 £17000 - £25500 £18500 - £30500


Salary of all UK Graduates of Philosophy

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23116 £21763 £25546
25-75 percentile range £18555 - £27113 £15165 - £27715 £17714 - £33980

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Philosophy, Religion and Ethics, BA (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Philosophy, Religion and Ethics BA (Hons) at University of Roehampton

20% Caring personal services
15% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
10% Teaching Professionals
10% Welfare Professionals
10% Elementary occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Administrative occupations
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals
5% Artistic, literary and media occupations
5% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations

Grading Distribution

Students of the course received the following grades

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band
TOEFL (iBT) 80 with the following minimum scores: Reading: 18 Writing: 17 Listening: 17 Speaking: 20
PTE Academic 51 with no less than 51 in any band
Cambridge English Advanced grade C in tests prior to 2015 with no less than 'weak' in any band
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Costs

Tuition Fees Philosophy, Religion and Ethics BA (Hons)

Channel Islands £9250 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
International £13145 year 1

Additional fee information

Costs for 2020 entry.

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of University of Roehampton in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Roehampton in related subject specific rankings.

Social Studies & Humanities

    • #12 
    • #15 
    Philosophy
    The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject
    [Published ]
    • #25 
    • #30 
    Philosophy
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 13 June, 2022]

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About University of Roehampton

The University of Roehampton is a government funded university in the London Borough of Wandsworth. The university began its existence as a women’s teacher training college, and only much later in 2004 became an officially recognised university. Roehampton is made up of four distinct colleges: Digby Stuart College, Froebel College, Southlands College and Whitelands College.

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Where is this programme taught

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