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Religion, Politics & Society BA

UCAS code: V621

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Three years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

Sign up to our Undergraduate Taster Day: Theology & Religious Studies - 7 December 2022 (Link to the right of this page) This cutting-edge degree uses sociology, anthropology and politics to consider religion's role in domestic and global contexts. Based in London, a city full of different religious traditions and ideas, you’ll consider contemporary issues while seeing and studying politics and community life first-hand. This is a pioneering degree and is the first of its kind in the UK.

Key benefits

  • A flexible course with a huge range of optional modules to shape your degree around what you are most interested in.
  • Our teaching makes the most of London's rich religious culture, incorporating many places of worship and the collections of the British Museum.
  • King’s is home to a large, vibrant Department of Theology & Religious Studies, with special expertise in Islam, Judaism, Christianity and Buddhism and a variety of contemporary religious movements.
  • A Religion, Politics & Society degree at King’s will equip you with key transferable skills in critical analysis, argument and communication that are indispensable in a wide variety of occupations. King’s students go on to careers in: government, the Civil Service, non-government organisations, social services, the caring professions, charities, law, the City, academia, PR and advertising, journalism and the media, entertainment and the arts, the church and other religious organisations.
  • London is home to a mix of people of hugely diverse backgrounds, and offers great opportunities to you as a student of religion. Many religious groups with very different beliefs, rituals and religious art exist on the Department’s doorstep.
  • King's is ranked in the top ten for Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies in the UK (QS World Rankings by subject 2021).
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The key benefits from the RPS course include transferable skills such as strong written communication, ability formulate nuanced arguments and critical thinking. The location of the campus in the heart of London will also provide you with incomparable personal growth as you will find yourself in a vibrant multicultural climate.

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Employability

A Religion, Politics & Society degree at King’s will equip you with key transferable skills in critical analysis, argument and communication that are indispensable in a wide variety of occupations.

King’s students go on to careers in: government, the Civil Service, non-government organisations, social services, the caring professions, charities, law, the City, academia, PR and advertising, journalism and the media, entertainment and the arts, the church and other religious organisations.

Recent graduates from Theology and Religious Studies have found employment as an Insight Manager at ISPUN, a Sales Executive at an Events company, a PR Assistant, a Research Ethics Co-ordinator at the National Research Ethics Service, a Researcher, at the Houses of Parliament, a Trainee Accountant, a Children/ Family Worker at Regents Trust, a Publishing Assistant at Allison and Busby, a Research Assistant at Tyndale House and a Company Director at a Musical Entertainment company.

Read more about our graduates here.

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Recent graduates from Theology and Religious Studies have found employment as an Insight Manager at ISPUN, a Sales Executive at an Events company

Employability

A Religion, Politics & Society degree at King’s will equip you with key transferable skills in critical analysis, argument and communication that are indispensable in a wide variety of occupations.

King’s students go on to careers in: government, the Civil Service, non-government organisations, social services, the caring professions, charities, law, the City, academia, PR and advertising, journalism and the media, entertainment and the arts, the church and other religious organisations.

Recent graduates from Theology and Religious Studies have found employment as an Insight Manager at ISPUN, a Sales Executive at an Events company, a PR Assistant, a Research Ethics Co-ordinator at the National Research Ethics Service, a Researcher, at the Houses of Parliament, a Trainee Accountant, a Children/ Family Worker at Regents Trust, a Publishing Assistant at Allison and Busby, a Research Assistant at Tyndale House and a Company Director at a Musical Entertainment company.

Read more about our graduates here.

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Recent graduates from Theology and Religious Studies have found employment as an Insight Manager at ISPUN, a Sales Executive at an Events company

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Three years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

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