MArts Religion and Theology with Study Abroad (V601)

2018 entry
View courses for 2017 entry

Find a course
UCAS code V601
Application method UCAS/Common Application
Course duration 4 year(s) full-time
Tuition fees Further information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Location of course Clifton campus, Placements
Part-time study N/A year(s) part-time
Number of applicants accepted for 2016/17 30 overall for Single Honours Religion and Theology courses.
Intercalation This course is available for intercalation

About MArts Religion and Theology with Study Abroad

This new course offers a rare opportunity to study the fascinating subject of religion and theology at home and abroad. Throughout the course our welcoming classroom environment enables you to interact closely with lecturers.

In years one and two you will explore key issues of world religions and learn how leading scholars approach the subject. Through a choice of optional units, you will examine Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Chinese and Japanese religions. You may also choose to study one of the following languages: Chinese, Greek, Japanese, Latin or Sanskrit.

In year three you will have the opportunity to study abroad at one of our world-renowned partner institutions in Asia, Australia, Canada, the USA or continental Europe.

In your final year you will study comparative religions and take optional units that allow you to either focus on a particular religion or pursue broader themes. You will also compose a dissertation on a bespoke topic. 

More about Religion and Theology

Find out more about studying Religion and Theology at Bristol including career prospects and how the course is taught and assessed.

Typical offer for MArts Religion and Theology with Study Abroad - applicants must meet one of the following

Standard offer
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
34 overall to include 17 points Higher Level.
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
31 points overall with 15 at Higher Level
Cambridge Pre-U offerRequirements are as a for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3.
Access to HE Diploma offerPass Access to HE Diploma (with a relevant Humanities/Social Science focus) with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit.
BTEC offer DDD 
Scottish Qualifications Authority offerSH: AAABB and AH: AB
Welsh Baccalaureate offerRequirements 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.
European Baccalaureate offer80% overall
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications

Applicants must also meet these requirements

Subjects required at GCSE or equivalentNo specific subjects required.
English language requirements If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile B
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.

How we assess your application

Admissions statements and policies for 2018 entry will be published in summer 2017. Statements and policies for 2017 entry are available for information:

Deferred entry

For this course deferred entry is: Welcomed

Selection process

UCAS or Common Application. We may interview mature applicants and applicants with non-standard qualifications.

More information

Get in touch

For questions regarding study and admission contact our Enquiries Team:
Phone: +44 (0)117 394 1649

International students

Find out more about becoming a student at Bristol, and the support we offer to international students.

Key information about this course


Important disclaimer information about our courses.

Edit this page