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Theology, Religion and Ethics BA (Hons)

St Mary's University, Twickenham

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UCAS CODE: V600

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

A course that trains you for a digital, global age in which theological insight and religious literacy matter more than ever.

Why study Theology, Religion, and Ethics?

Our degree in Theology, Religion, and Ethics combines contemporary debates with ancient disciplines.

Along with our experts, you will read seminal writers and thinkers of centuries-old traditions, pick up critical views of contemporary world issues, and examine the cultural appropriation of religious ideas and imagery.

You may wish to study modules about science and religious ethics, politics and the Bible, or look closely at developments in theory and theological doctrine.

This degree allows you to explore some of the most recent and the most long-standing examples of the perennial human search for meaning, and apply them to the realities of contemporary society.

Why St Mary's?

Studying Theology, Religion, and Ethics with us enables you to engage in open critical inquiry and contemporary intellectual debates in a setting with a vibrant religious identity.

We focus on cultivating academic excellence and are deeply concerned with ensuring your receive the best student experience.

The programme includes opportunities to visit religious communities, and we also make use of the galleries and museums of London, situating your degree within the wider cultural economy of the UK.

While the degree takes special account of the University's Catholic identity and ethos, we welcome students from all faith traditions—and none.

Our staff includes academics of various backgrounds and convictions, and we offer a supportive and welcoming community in which you can study. All our staff aim to ensure that you are highly attractive to employers after you graduate.

As part of your degree, you will also have the opportunity to take part in an work placement. Previous students have been placed in the local and wider London area, in religion, public life or interfaith relations thinktanks, third sector agencies such as charities and NGOs, catholic schools, and units for ethical and social responsibility in the corporate sector.

Assessment methods

We seek to furnish your excellence, experience, and employability through a broad range of assessment methods. This includes written essays and traditional exams, but also oral presentations, short video assignments, reports or reviews of specific texts, visual portfolios of visits to centres of religious significance, interpretive exercises on ancient materials, and a dissertation assessment for final-year students assessing independent thinking and research skills.

Career opportunities

An awareness of theological issues and religious literacy presents numerous possible career paths, including journalism and media, teaching, the health and caring professions, various business organisations, human resources, development work, pastoral ministry, local government and civil service.

The programme affords many opportunities to acquire key transferable skills: strategic knowledge acquisition; research skills; analysis and evaluation of material; the preparation of written and oral reports, IT skills, time management; interpersonal skills such as negotiation, diplomacy, flexibility, adaptability, teamwork and delegation.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 12,250per year

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

University information

St Mary's University, Twickenham

  • University League Table

    107th

  • Campus address

    St Mary's University, Twickenham, St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, Hounslow, TW1 4SX, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 33 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    97 50%

    24th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    11th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    15th

    7

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