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Religious Studies (Hons)

University of Kent

36 months
17400 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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 Explore the major world religions and discover new perspectives on the social, political and ethical challenges facing our world with Religious Studies (Hons) programme offered by University of Kent.


Understanding religion is vital in understanding the world we live in. Religious Studies gives you a fascinating insight into some of the most influential forces shaping, and being shaped by, our world today.

Exploring world religions, you'll discover new perspectives on politics, money, sex, spirituality, and migration. You'll discover the impact of religion in the contemporary world in response to urgent challenges such as climate change.


Recent graduates from Religious Studies (Hons) programme offered by University of Kent have gone into areas such as:

  • teaching
  • publishing
  • travel
  • advertising
  • personnel
  • diplomacy
  • social work
  • journalism
  • media
  • marketing
  • the legal profession.

Many of our students choose to move on to further study at Master’s or PhD level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • What is Religion?
  • Religion in the Contemporary World
  • Ethics, Society and the Good Life
  • The Global Search for Meaning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

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

  • A level: BBB
  • Access to HE Diploma: The University will not necessarily make conditional offers to all Access candidates but will continue to assess them on an individual basis. If we make you an offer, you will need to obtain/pass the overall Access to Higher Education Diploma and may also be required to obtain a proportion of the total level 3 credits and/or credits in particular subjects at merit grade or above.
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC National Diploma): The University will consider applicants holding BTEC National Diploma and Extended National Diploma Qualifications (QCF; NQF; OCR) on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us for further advice on your individual circumstances. A typical offer would be to achieve DDM.
  • International Baccalaureate: 30 points overall or 15 points at HL

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17400 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU full-time £13000
  • Home part-time £4625
  • EU part-time £6500
  • International part-time £8700

Living costs for Canterbury

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Scholarships are available for excellence in academic performance, sport and music and are awarded on merit.

At Kent we recognise, encourage and reward excellence. We have created the Kent Scholarship for Academic Excellence.  

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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