University of London International Programmes

Course Introduction

Religious beliefs provide a sense of purpose, a source of values and a way of life for many people. The course will enable students to wrestle with complex issues which go to the heart of who we are as human beings. Christianity will be the main focus, with options to study other religions and/or specialise in areas such as the philosophy of religion and ethics, church history or science and religion.

Course Modules

Modules include: Introduction to the old testament; introduction to the new testament; Christian doctrine; philosophy of religion; church history: Reformation and society c1450 ' c1600; foundations in biblical Hebrew; Romans in Greek; Buddhism; theology and atheism; Christian ethics; Islam; Johannine writings in Greek; liturgical studies; new testament Greek; religion and science; sacrifice, praise and wisdom; Christian'Jewish relations; advanced biblical Hebrew; the tasks of life: Pascal, Kafka, Weil and Levinas; Christian Muslim relations.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 - 8 years
Distance Learning
BD £4,531  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • IELTS