History and Philosophy of Science and Theology and Religious StudiesUCAS Code: VV56
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16 at Higher Level
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History and Philosophy of Science takes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding what science is and its role in society. Using philosophical, historical and social perspectives youâ??ll explore the history of scientific thought, the links between magic, science and religion and the nature of scientific knowledge. Youâ??ll combine core and optional modules to explore key questions in history and philosophy of science while focusing on issues and questions that suit your interests. Theology focuses on the beliefs and ideas of one religious tradition. Religious Studies looks at different religions and faith communities. Both subjects think about how religions shape and are shaped by wider society. At Leeds youâ??ll be able to explore the role and development of religious belief and practice from both perspectives. Core and optional modules will allow you to explore all the major world religions, what they have meant to people over time and how they are evolving today.
Studying at the University of Leeds and becoming a member of Leeds University Union will provide you with an experience like no other. The campus nestled in the heart of Leeds is a hive of activity from world-class research to inspirational academic lectures and exceptional Union events. We have more than 300 clubs and societies for sports, dance, media, politics and volunteering.
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