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Our religion and theology degree will enable you to understand and explain the ways in which religion significantly shapes the world. Year one provides a solid foundation in religion’s complex interaction with the modern world. Subsequent years allow you more flexibility to shape your degree to suit your interests. In years one and two you take units covering issues and approaches to the study of world religions. You will be offered optional units on various aspects of Buddhism, Christian history and theology, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Chinese and Japanese religions. You can also choose to study one of the following languages: Chinese, Greek, Hebrew, Japanese, Latin or Sanskrit. You have the opportunity to spend half of your second year studying abroad at a partner university. Visit Global Opportunities to find out more about where you can study abroad. In your third year you will choose optional units, which will allow you to study an array of subjects or to specialise in particular areas. You will also produce a dissertation and have the option of doing fieldwork. Our welcoming classroom environment enables you to interact closely with lecturers. Tutors employ a variety of teaching styles, ranging from small-group sessions to larger lecture units.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students, and accepts a wide range of qualifications for undergraduate study. If you studied at a school, college or university outside the UK, please select the relevant page for further information on qualification equivalences, scholarships and details of our education representatives in your country/region: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||BBB - AAB||Standard offer: AAB Contextual offer: BBB Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDD||DDD in a relevant subject.|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 30 credits M: 15 credits||Pass Access to HE Diploma (Humanities/Humanities and Social Sciences, or Literary Studies) with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit. Additional written work may be required.|
|Scottish Higher||AAABB||Standard Higher: AAABB|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||AB||Advanced Higher: AB|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||34 - 31 points||Standard offer: 34 points overall with 17 at Higher Level. Contextual offer: 31 points overall to include 15 at Higher Level. Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||Requirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D3, D3, M2 - M2, M2, M2||Requirements for principal subjects are as for A-level, where D1/ D2 is A*, D3 is A, M1/ M2 is B, M3 is C.|
European Baccalaureate offer: 80% overall
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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