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Philosophy and Religion 


Find out about the research opportunities in Philosophy and Religion

Why Study Philosophy and Religion?

We offer supervision in the following areas of specialism:

  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Meta ethics and Normative ethics
  • Meta philosophy
  • Problem of Evil
  • Aesthetics
  • Islamic studies
  • Fundamentalism
  • Psychoanalytic studies
  • Jungian studies
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Nietzsche
  • Wittgenstein
  • Freud

Developed from a longstanding tradition in these subject areas in the University since the nineteenth century, we provide a friendly, supportive and informal atmosphere that will enable students to cultivate the skills of debate and independent thinking. Students will benefit from personal attention with one-to-one supervision.

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Career Opportunities in Philosophy and Religion

A research degree will prepare you for an academic career in Philosophy or Religion or for other work requiring highly qualified individuals in related areas. The high level analytical and research skills acquired during this degree will increase your employability in areas such as communications, teaching, management, publishing and research.

Our Research in Philosophy and Religion

The exciting and significant research carried out by academic staff in our School plays an important role in making Bangor University a world-leading research institution. Our research spans a wide range of subjects and specialisms and includes the following broad areas:

  • Philosophy of place
  • Cultural applications of psychoanalytic theory
  • Philosophy and Religion in Education
  • The Islamic Community and Muslim Enclaves in Britain
  • Islamism and Radicalisation (in local and global contexts)
  • De-radicalisation (developing counter-narratives).
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