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Religion, Philosophy & Ethics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #33 (QS) London, United Kingdom
This Religion, Philosophy & Ethics offered at King's College London course is a theological degree in the heart of London, in which students gain detailed knowledge of at least two strands of religion, in addition to knowledge of key problems in the philosophical analysis of religious concepts, and understanding of issues in theoretical and applied ethics.
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Key benefits

  • King's is home to a large, vibrant Department of Theology & Religious Studies, with special expertise in Islam, Judaism and Christianity and a variety of contemporary religious movements.
  • The Department is ranked joint third in the UK for world-leading and internationally excellent research.
  • Our teaching makes the most of London's rich religious culture, incorporating many places of worship and the collections of the British Museum.
  • King's central location offers easy access to numerous libraries across London.
  • Students develop key transferable skills which can lead to a variety of different careers.

Career prospects

A Religion, Philosophy & Ethics BA at King's College London will equip you with key transferable skills in critical analysis, argumentation and communication that are indispensable in a wide variety of occupations. King’s students go on to careers in government, the Civil Service, non-government organisations, social services, the caring professions, charities, law, the City, academia, PR and advertising, journalism and the media, entertainment and the arts, the church and other religious organisations.

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:

  • Elements of Ethics
  • Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion
  • Philosophical Texts in Historical Contexts
  • Thinking about Evil
  • Islam’s Beginnings
  • Introduction to Buddhism
  • Introduction to the Sociology of Religion
  • Introduction to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
  • The New Testament: Gospels & Letters
  • Introduction to the Anthropology of Religion
  • Islam: Later Developments

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

Required grades

  • AAB
Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A-levels. However, if offered the grade achieved may be taken into account when considering whether or not to accept a candidate who has just fallen short of the conditions of their offer.Required subjects
  • None.
Preferred subjects
  • None.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19800 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    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 London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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