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BA (Hons) Religious Studies

Preparing students for careers in education, journalism, working with diverse communities, postgraduate study or other professional disciplines.

Take the opportunity to develop your full intellectual potential by exploring significant religious, ethical, and philosophical debates whilst also developing skills for successful study and future employment.

Supported by staff who are internationally-renowned for their research and publications, you will gain substantive knowledge and understanding of the major world religions, their engagement with politics, wider society and current debates.

You will have the opportunity to visit a wide range of faith communities and their places of worship in the West Midlands and further afield.

The course provides an excellent route into teacher training for Religious Education in schools and Further Education Colleges and also media and community based organisations.

You will also complete the Professional Development Award through volunteering and placement opportunities. This enables you to develop a range of competencies and professional skills that will enhance your application for QTS courses or other career paths.