BA (Hons)

Education, Philosophy & Religion

3 Years
September 2024
Campus Taught

Our undergraduate degree in Education, Philosophy & Religion is the ideal route into teaching training, alongside a range of other professions.

Why study with us

  • You can take work placements in each of your three years of study, in settings such as a nursery, primary or secondary schools, or in further education.
  • Learning from academic staff who are active researchers. Our academic staff work in fields such as teaching and learning, bioethics, professional ethics, philosophy of mind, and mental health.
  • Education courses at the University of Central Lancashire rank in the top 20 in the UK for overall student satisfaction. - National Student Survey 2021

What you'll do

  • The course is ideal if you are considering a career in education. This includes further study in teacher training, or into a non-teaching professional career.
  • Combine the study of Education with Philosophy and Religion, combining each or take clear pathways in each subject.
  • This degree leads to a range of opportunities for a career in education or associated professional roles.

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Course delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.


Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

Future careers 

Our undergraduate degree in Education, Philosophy and Religion opens the doors to a career in education alongside a multitude of other options. These could include:

  • Youth and community work
  • Working for international agencies
  • Working for a charity
  • Working within a government body

Fees and funding

Full-time£9,250 per year
Part-time£1,540 per 20 credits
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.

  • Care Leaver Bursary

    Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.

    Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
  • Estranged student support

    Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.

    Find out more about Estranged student support
  • Dependants Bursary

    Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package. 

    Find out more about Dependants Bursary
  • Contextualised Admissions Bursary

    We recognise that the last two years have been very challenging for young people and learning has been impacted. To help support students eligible for a contextualised offer we are offering a bursary of £250 in their first year of study.

    Find out more about Contextualised Admissions Bursary

This course is based in the School of Psychology and Humanities

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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