University of chester religious studies

University of chester religious studies

The Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Chester is a community of scholars addressing cutting edge questions concerning theology and the nature and place of religions in the world from a wide range of perspectives.

We are dedicated to excellence, both in our student-centred teaching and learning and in our research.

“Apart from the excellent variety of the course, there is excellent support from the course lecturers, other members of staff and fellow peers.”

Course overview

Although Religious Studies is the principal discipline, this is informed by other key disciplines such as history of religions, anthropology and sociology, textual study of primary and secondary sources, philosophy of religion, politics and psychology.

Studies also include the interaction of religion with contemporary social matters.

University of chester religious studies

Why Study Religious Studies with us?

Chester is an exciting place to study Religious Studies. With a large team of religious studies scholars working at the cutting edge of their fields, we are able to offer an excellent range of modules.

You will also have the opportunity to develop your own interests and engage contemporary questions with religious texts and traditions.

Entry Requirements

GCE A Level112 UCAS points from GCE A Levels or equivalent. Typical offer – BCC/BBC
BTECBTEC Extended Diploma: DMM
BTEC Diploma – D*D*
Irish/Scottish HighersGrades BBBB
International Baccalaureate26 points
AccessAccess to HE Diploma, to include 45 credits at level 3, 30 of which must be at Merit
OCROCR National Extended Diploma – Merit 2
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma – DMM
OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma – D*D*
Extra InformationPlease note that we accept a maximum of 8 UCAS points from GCE AS Levels and that the Welsh Baccalaureate (core) and A Level General Studies will be recognised in our offer. We will also consider a combination of A Levels and BTECs/OCRs.