Year 1 introduces significant religious texts and traditions in Christianity and other religions such as Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism, as well as ethical and theoretical approaches to religion and society.
Modules include Ethics and Society; Ethics: Philosophical and Theological; Introduction to the Old Testament, which gives attention to the main communities of interpretation: Jewish and Christian, as well as Muslim narratives; and a module on theoretical approaches to studying religion.
Your second year includes a range of core and option modules unique to Leeds Trinity such as Religion and Politics; Catholic Social Teaching; Sociology and Anthropology of Religion; as well as modules on Christian doctrine, the New Testament and contemporary ethical and philosophical debates concerning religion and the self, including Eastern Philosophy.
In your final year your modules engage with cutting edge research in theology and religious studies. The two core modules are the Dissertation, which is on your own a topic, and Religions in Leeds Bradford, focused on visits to religions in the local area.
Option modules include those on religion and culture, science and religion, scriptural theology, and ethical and philosophical approaches to how we might understand religion and politics in the light of recent shifts in society and culture.
On this course you will study a range of modules which may include the following: