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BA (Hons)

Religion, Culture & Society

3 Years
September 2023
Campus Taught
Foundation entry

On this course you’ll get to stretch your intellect and challenge prejudices as you explore the often conflicting relationships between religion, culture and society throughout history and in today’s world.

Why study with us

  • Social Sciences is ranked 4th in the UK with 90% student satisfaction. (National Student Survey 2022).
  • Opportunities to study abroad at one of our partner universities. The exchange network includes institutions in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Mexico and the USA.
  • Take part in subsidised international field trips to locations such as Rome, Istanbul, Auschwitz, Cordoba, Berlin and Budapest.

What you'll do

  • The philosophy of this degree is to promote inter-faith dialogue and inclusivity as well as highlighting the important contribution that religion can make to community cohesion and challenging prejudice and discrimination.
  • Engage with fascinating topics relating to religion and belief, including different cultural understandings and perceptions of morality. You’ll develop vital skills in critical thinking and analysis.
  • The purpose of our international field trips is to give you a life-enhancing experience which will benefit your awareness of cultural heritage, traditions and practices of different faiths.

BA (Hons) Religion, Culture and Society - Student Testimonial - Nneka Hare

Module overview

Course delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Future careers

You’ll graduate with the ability to explore a range of professional roles within teaching, local government, social work, the probation service, youth and community work, the police, prison and immigration services and international charity organisations.

Fees and funding

Full-time£9,250 per year
Part-time£1,540 per 20 credits
Full-time£14,900 per year
Full-time£9,250 per year
Part-time£1,540 per 20 credits
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.

  • Care Leaver Bursary

    Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.

    Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
  • Estranged student support

    Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.

    Find out more about Estranged student support
  • Dependants Bursary

    Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package. 

    Find out more about Dependants Bursary
  • Contextualised Admissions Bursary

    We recognise that the last two years have been very challenging for young people and learning has been impacted. To help support students eligible for a contextualised offer we are offering a bursary of £250 in their first year of study.

    Find out more about Contextualised Admissions Bursary

This course is based in the School of Psychology and Humanities

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