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Philosophy and Theology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #99 (QS) Nottingham, United Kingdom
Religion and philosophy are two of the most profound influences on human life. This Philosophy and Theology degree at the University of Nottingham will give you a better understanding of their personal, historical, and cultural importance.
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  • Study biblical writings together with key thinkers, ideas, events and movements that shaped the course of Western Christian thought
  • Examine the key texts, thinkers, ideas and events in the history of Islam and Judaism
  • Have the opportunity to learn ancient Greek and Hebrew


  • Study topics, figures, and themes from across the Indian, Chinese, and Western traditions
  • Explore crime and justice, race and gender, politics and religion, the environment and society
  • Learn how to communicate philosophical ideas to non-philosophers


Both Philosophy and Theology degree at the University of Nottingham  open the doors to a wide range of possible careers.

You'll develop key professional skills such as how to:

  • understand and analyse others' ideas and beliefs
  • think carefully and clearly
  • sift evidence, make reasoned decisions and argue persuasively
  • develop sensitivity to cultural and religious diversity
  • communicate your ideas with confidence
  • engage intelligently and critically with the world in all its depth and complexity

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reasoning, Argument, and Logic
  • Mind, Knowledge, and Ethics
  • Metaphysics, Science, and Language
  • Philosophy of Religions
  • History of Philosophy
  • Gender, Justice, and Society
  • Philosophy and the Contemporary World

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • IB score 34
  • IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element)
  • High school qualifications Check our country-specific information for guidance on qualifications from your country
  • A level offer AAB/A*BB

Tuition Fee

  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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