University of Wales Trinity Saint David has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
100% of UWTSD’s Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies students agreed that staff are good at explaining things – NSS 2018.
Theology is one of the broadest subjects you can study at university because theology is a discipline that is supposed to be about everything. Drawing on the Judeo-Christian traditions, students of theology at UWTSD examine everything from the nature of God and the meaning of life to principles of social justice and the possibility of reconciliation. Not only will you trace the histories, read the sacred texts, and analyse the logics of the Abrahamic faiths. You will explore different ways of imagining the world and gain a new appreciation for the way that these great theological traditions continue to shape our world today.
Five Reasons to Study Theology:
• Wide range of modules on relevant topics such as religious authority, the nature of God, or postmodern theologies.
• Modules based on lecturers' distinctive research expertise in Christian, Jewish and Islamic thought.
• Innovative immersive teaching in small groups and one-to-one tutorials.
• Space for independent thinking and opportunities to pursue your own interests.
• Chance to combine your studies with modules from other humanities subjects.
In the study of Theology, students will be able to examine the major questions of life from the perspective of the Judeo-Christian traditions. This programme enables students to explore the sacred writings of Judaism and Christianity, as well as the teachings, practices and social impact of Christianity, from historical and contemporary perspectives. Students will benefit from staff specialism in biblical studies, church history, systematic theology, and religion in the modern world.
The programme is made up of the following combinations of core, compulsory and optional modules. These might alter a little from year to year owing to staff changes, curriculum development and recommendations following validation. However at level 4 there are 5 compulsory modules, including a cross-Faculty study skills modules completed by all students, and 1 optional modules. At level 5 there are 5 compulsory modules, including a School-specific research methods modules completed by all students, and 1 optional modules. At level 6 all students complete a Dissertation of either 20 or 40 credits in addition to 3 compulsory modules and 2 optional ones.
The programme is assessed in a variety of ways and will include several of the following type of assessment: essays of 1000 to 4000 words in length, document analyses, book reviews, short reports and reflective journals, timed tests, take home exams, field journals, posters, group and individual presentations, dissertations of 10,000 words, wikis, commentaries and film evaluations.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
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!
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|Campus name||Lampeter Campus|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||96 points|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,000||Year 1|