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Theology, Religion and Philosophy of Religion

Course Overview

From the most recent developments in medical ethics, to the sacred scriptures of major religious traditions, the Theology and Religious Studies course is intended for anyone interested in asking basic questions about human existence and in assessing objectively the kinds of answers that have been proposed at different times and in different cultures. It’s about exploring questions of meaning, truth and practice in relation to the religions of the world.

Find out more about the course here.

The Benefits of Theology at Fitzwilliam College

Theology, Religion and Philosophy of Religion has a strong and distinguished representation among the Fellowship in Fitzwilliam College, with two teaching Fellows in the subject who are both University lecturers. In addition to the travel grants open to all students, the College has a number of special funds in Theology and Religion, from which grants have been made to enable students to travel in areas that are relevant to their studies.

Facts and Figures

Average intake each year: 2

Typical A Level offer: A*AA

Typical IB offer: 40 – 42 points with 776 at Higher Level

We may modify offers to take account of individual circumstances.

Essential subjects: None.

Useful subjects: AS/IB Standard Level or above in one or more of English, Religious Studies, History, Modern Languages.

Application Process

Applicants are required to submit two pieces of recent written work as part of their application. Candidates shortlisted for interview are required to take the Theology, Religion, and Philosophy of Religion admissions assessment

Director of Studies

Dr Sara Owen

Find Out More

Every year, the College runs an Arts and Humanities Taster Day for Year 12 (England and Wales), S5 (Scotland), Year 13 (Northern Ireland) or equivalent students. More information about this will be available in the autumn.

If you want to find out about our open days or visiting the College, see here.