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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Chester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Engage the 21st-century world with a variety of Christian perspectives through the study of theology, philosophy, biblical studies, ethics and the contemporary world.

Course overview

Studying Theology will enable you to engage the 21st-century world with a variety of Christian perspectives. Our course will encourage you to think critically about Christian belief and the Bible, and you will engage with the core subjects of philosophy, theology, biblical studies and ethics.

Why study this course with us?

Chester is an exciting place to study Theology. With a large team of theologians and biblical specialists working at the cutting edge of their fields, we are able to offer an excellent range of modules. You will have the opportunity to develop your own interests and engage contemporary questions with theological texts and traditions.

Teaching methods

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, individual tutorials, study visits, group work and one-to-one tutorials. There will also be opportunities for field trips in the UK and/or abroad. Our building houses a computer room, kitchen, student social and study space, and three purpose-built modern lecture rooms.

Assessment

Assessment is mainly by coursework, such as essays, portfolios, presentations and seminars. A very few modules have a short exam.

Job prospects

This course develops skills in empathy, cultural sensitivity, and religious literacy valued by employers. Students go on to work in a number of professions, including teaching, publishing, marketing and advertising, the civil service, banking and financial business, health and social care, counselling, customer service, church and youth work, and ordained ministry.

Careers service

The University has an award winning Careers and Employability service which provides a variety of employability-enhancing experiences; through the curriculum; through employer contact and through tailored group sessions and individual information, advice and guidance.

Careers and Employability - Student Futures aims to deliver a service which is inclusive, impartial, welcoming, informed and tailored to your personal goals and aspirations, to enable you to develop as an individual and contribute to the business and community in which you will live and work.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

12,750per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 33 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    112 58%

    18th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    26th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.43 89%

    3rd

    2

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