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Theology and Philosophy BA (Hons)

Newman University, Birmingham

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UCAS CODE: VV56

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Newman University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Theology and Philosophy are of great importance for understanding the world in which we live, as both our history and our modern culture are shaped by religious beliefs and philosophical traditions. This is an ideal course for the student with wide interests who loves thinking and debating. The course will encourage you to consider the deep questions facing individuals and society about life and death, culture and identity, and the responsibility of human beings to one another and to the environment. Almost every story covered in the media has an ethical, philosophical or religious dimension to it, so that theology is always relevant to the issues of today. Students from a range of backgrounds and prior learning experiences are welcome, and the course is open to those of any religious tradition or none.**Why study this course?**- Theology and Philosophy scored 100% for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2019.- Theology and Philosophy at Newman challenges students to think deeply about the greatest questions facing society today such as climate change, human rights, gender equality and the nature of work.- The Theology tutors at Newman make use of an interactive teaching style, which is greatly appreciated by students; in the National Student Survey 2019, for example, we scored 99% for satisfaction with teaching,- The course emphasises the ability to read and engage with primary texts, such as the scriptures and creeds of the world’s religions and the writings of philosophers and theologians- The programme includes optional modules in Religious education for those students considering a career in teaching

Application deadline

15 January

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UCAS Points : 96

You should aim to achieve 96 UCAS points including a minimum of CC at A Level or equivalent (e.g. MM at BTEC Diploma or MPP at BTEC Extended Diploma) towards the total tariff.

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University information

Newman University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    121st

  • Campus address

    Newman University, Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, Birmingham, B32 3NT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    105 56%

    19th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    21st

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    6th

    1

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