BA (Hons) Theology, Religion and Philosophy of Religion

Duration: 3 years

Course details

This degree will interest those who have studied Philosophy and Ethics, History, English Literature, languages, Classical Civilisation, or Religious Studies. It explores the varied human expressions of belief, and the impact on thought and culture. Theology and Religious Studies is ever relevant in a world where religious belief is a driving force behind world events. Anyone operating internationally requires some understanding of the importance of religion and its cultural contexts.


Year 1

  • Religion, Ethics and Contemporary Culture

  • Living the Good Life

  • The New Atheists

  • The Bible in Western Culture

  • Exploring Religious Identities

  • Religions, Ethics and Violence

  • Living Theology

Year 2

  • Bio-Ethics

  • The Bible and Ancient Culture

  • Philosophy of Religion: Its Issues and Methods

  • Islam and the Modern World

  • Great Christian Thinkers

  • Major Ethical Thinkers

  • Religion and Film

Year 3

  • A History of Ideas: Greeks to the Modern Day

  • Living Judaism

  • Revisioning Religion, Gender and Sexuality

  • Contextual Theologies

  • Contemporary Interpretation of the Bible

  • Buddhism

Entry requirements

  • GCE A-level: A*AA
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Higher

Career possibilities

Graduates enter a wide range of careers in such areas teaching (philosophy, religion or ethics), charity/Non-Governmental Organisation work, and employment in the public and private sectors.

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