Undergraduate study in Theology and Religion

Theology is a broad subject that explores questions about the meaning of life, as well as the particular texts, beliefs and traditions of different religious groups.

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Studying religion in this way is an excellent way of helping you to think about your own values and beliefs, become more aware of different view-points, and learn more about the different ways in which religion and spirituality is important in today’s society.

Our programmes in Theology offer a flexible structure for exploring different aspects of religious life, belief and tradition. You can explore a range of different religious faiths (particular Christianity, Judaism and Islam), as well as changing forms of religion and spirituality in contemporary society.


Single Honours

Philosophy, Religion and Ethics BA

What is the meaning and goal of life? How do different religions, cultures and philosophies understand the human predicament?

Are there shared human values? Can we prove the existence of God? Can different religions coexist peacefully? [more...]

Politics, Religion and Philosophy BA

Explore significant dimensions of public and private life such as political thinking, contemporary issues in religion and critical philosophical enquiry on this distinctive degree programme.  

Studying BA Politics, Religion and [more...]

Theology and Religion BA

Religion, faith and spirituality are here to stay, even in a supposedly secular society like the UK.

An understanding of religion and religions is indispensable knowledge for anyone functioning within a contemporary, multicultural [more...]

Joint honours combinations

Further information

A day in the life of a Theology and Religion student

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