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We are 1st in London and in the top 10 of Religious Studies departments in the UK.


King's TRS is a vibrant department in the heart of London, training students in philosophy, ethics, politics, sociology, anthropology, theology, history, biblical studies and classical languages.  We make the most of London’s rich culture, and our students learn from the city's museums, galleries, and sites of religious practice, as well as in the classroom.

Our staff include world-renowned experts in Islam, Judaism, Christianity, Buddhism, and contemporary religious movements.  Recent publications by King's TRS researchers give a taste of our wide-ranging interests.

We are proud of our diverse student community, who come to King's TRS from across the UK and around the world.  Our graduates follow career paths in the arts, public policy, education, media, business, finance, and many other sectors.

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UCAS Code: VV65
Duration: Three years

Combine the varied study of religion with philosophy and ethics to develop your understanding of the theological and conceptual side of religion.

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UCAS Code: L390
Duration: Three years

Develop the social scientific skills and knowledge you need to analyse religion today with this pioneering degree, the first of its kind in the UK.

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Religion, Philosophy and Ethics BA

Our BA in Religion, Philosophy and Ethics is one of the longest running degrees of this kind in the world. It takes an expansive approach to philosophy, exploring questions of meaning and value in conversation with art, literature, religions, and other forms of culture.

BA Sociology, Politics & Religion

The BA Sociology, Politics & Religion is a pioneering and innovative degree - the first of its kind in the UK - which draws on sociology, politics, anthropology, and religious studies to understand religion in our world today.

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