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Religion, Politics & Society

King's College London

B.A. On Campus
36 months
Duration
19800 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

This new and innovative Religion, Politics & Society degree offered at King's College London links political science, sociological, and anthropological perspectives to illuminate religion’s role in domestic & global contexts, and, conversely, explores how contemporary religious expressions shape and are shaped by cultural, social and political trends.

Overview

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.

  • The 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, Politics & Society degree at King's College London will equip you with key transferable skills in critical analysis, argument 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.

Recent graduates from Theology and Religious Studies have found employment as an Insight Manager at ISPUN, a Sales Executive at an Events company, a PR Assistant, a Research Ethics Co-ordinator at the National Research Ethics Service, a Researcher, at the Houses of Parliament, a Trainee Accountant, a Children/ Family Worker at Regents Trust, a Publishing Assistant at Allison and Busby, a Research Assistant at Tyndale House and a Company Director at a Musical Entertainment company

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to the Sociology of Religion 
  • Introduction to the Anthropology of Religion 
  • Introduction to Religion & Politics
  • The Anthropology of Dreams, Visions and Shamanism 
  • Religion, Politics & Global Media 
  • New Religious Movements in Global Perspective 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

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.

Funding

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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