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Theology and Religious Studies

Theology and Religious Studies at Leeds Trinity University raises ultimate questions about God, transcendence, goodness and the meaning of life. 

You'll learn about different religious approaches to life and worship from texts, history and contemporary societies. We provide unde​rgraduate courses listed below and research supervision for MPhil or PhD degrees.

You can find out more about our Theology and Religious Studies department by watching this video.

Undergraduate Degree Courses

We offer three full-time BA (Honours) programmes in TheologyReligious Studies and Philosophy, Ethics and Religion. This allows you to choose which best suits your interests and ambitions. All three include historical and modern dimensions, and approaches that encompass sacred texts, ethics and morality, doctrine, belief and practice and social life.

At Leeds Trinity, we encourage you to put your newly found knowledge to work through gaining practical vocational experience in related fields with our Professional Placement scheme which you can browse here. We welcome students from all faiths and those with none too.

Course information is available here:  

BA (Honours) Philosophy, Ethics and Religion​

Through the disciplines and philosophy, ethics and religion, you'll engage with fundamental questions about human existence, beliefs and values. Find out more about our degree in Philosophy, Ethics and Religion here.

BA (Honours) Theology
Theology is not afraid to ask the big questions: Does God exist? Can God be known? Who am I? How should I live? What happens after I die? Find our more about our degree in Theology here

BA (Honours) Religious Studies
Religious Studies is the study of religions, that is, people and their religious traditions, thoughts and constructions. Find our more about our degree in Religious Studies here.

Research Degrees 

Our staff are research active and supervise degree opportunities in research for MPhil or PhD qualifications. Further information on our postgraduate research opportunities is available here​.

Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies

We also provide you with the opportunity to gain the Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies, aimed at future and current teachers. To find out more information, please visit our CCRS pages for more information.

Contact us​

Open Days give you the opportunity to take a closer look at our Theology and Religious Studies Department. Follow the link and book your place on an Open Day today.

Have a browse of our web pages here and please do get in touch with our friendly staff either by emailing us at or on 0113 283 7150.


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