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Religions and Theology

The University of Manchester

36 months
19500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Religions and Theology course from The University of Manchester will enable you to engage with a wide range of traditions and beliefs, covering all periods up to the present day.We offer one of the widest ranges of course units at any British university.


You can study ancient languages to read scriptures in their original languages, learn about Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish and Islamic traditions, pursue an interest in the Bible or Christian theology, or discover the different approaches to religion offered by sociology, anthropology and philosophy.


We aim to:

  • provide a multidisciplinary curriculum informed by the research and scholarly activities of the teaching staff;
  • stimulate curiosity about a variety of religious cultures, their histories and the present condition;
  • enable you to analyse and evaluate a range of political, social and cultural practices using methodologies drawn from the disciplines of Religious Studies;
  • develop your critical understanding of religion, theology and the various approaches to studying this discipline through a diverse range of learning, teaching and assessment methods;
  • equip you with the skills necessary to interpret primary and secondary sources related to an in-depth study of texts, religious practices and traditions;
  • provide, when required, appropriate language instruction;
  • equip you for a variety of careers through subject specific knowledge, active engagement in your own learning and the development of analytical and other transferable skills.

Career opportunities

You will develop versatile and transferable skills, including presentation, critical thinking and analysis, team working and cultural sensitivity.

Some  Religions and Theology course from The University of Manchester units will enable you to develop more specific skills, such as translation, source handling, exegesis, data collection and geo-historical awareness.

Degrees in Religions and Theology provide some of the best skills to prepare for roles in fields such as teaching, finance, publishing and the media.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intro to the Study of Religions & Theology
  • Introduction to Islam
  • New Testament Greek
  • Introduction to Christian Theology
  • Introduction to Judaism
  • Religion in Modern South Asian History

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements


  • Grades ABB. General Studies is welcomed but is not normally included as part of the standard offer.
  • AS level results are not considered as part of the standard admissions process at The University of Manchester.
Unit grade information
  • The University of Manchester welcomes the provision of unit information where available.  Like all other information provided by applicants this may be taken into consideration when assessing your application.  Unit grades will not normally form part of an offer conditions.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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