Theology and Philosophy BA (Hons)

Newman University, Birmingham

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( 4.1) 866 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE VV56
Theology and Philosophy are of great importance for understanding the world in which we live, as both our history and our modern culture are shaped by religious beliefs and philosophical traditions. This is an ideal course for the student with wide interests who loves thinking and debating. The course will encourage you to consider the deep questions facing individuals and society about life and death, culture and identity, and the responsibility of human beings to one another and to the ... READ MORE

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Full time | Newman University | 3 Years | SEP-21

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
10th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
120th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
26th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

Theology and Religious Studies

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Theology and Religious Studies graduate salary at this uni
£16,000
UK Theology and Religious Studies graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, August 2020

Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Theology and Religious Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Religious Studies & Theology
71%
Sociology
30%
English Literature
28%
History
18%
Psychology
15%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Latest Philosophy reviews

Philosophy
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Paul
27 Feb 20

Theology and Philosophy BA (Hons)

Good, the course is fun and enlightening! And there are truly some fab people here! Great discussions and debates had...
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Clare
17 Feb 20

Theology and Philosophy BA (Hons)

Really pleasant experience so far. Have enjoyed the opportunity to learn new things, lecturers are always willing to go...

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How Philosophy students rated:

Student rating ( 4.9) 11 reviews

5 star 91%
4 star 9%
3 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 866 reviews

5 star 31%
4 star 48%
3 star 19%
2 star 2%
1 star 0%
Newman University, Birmingham
CompUniGuide ranking
120th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
Founded in 1968, Newman University is a community-focused institution based in Bartley Green, Birmingham. It has built strong partnerships with many local businesses, charities and schools, making it an ideal choice for students wishing to gain practical experience during their degree. Newman University offers foundation degrees alongside undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in a tranquil environment overlooking Bartley reservoir, outside Birmingham city centre. The small class sizes mean lecturers have plenty of time for every student, and help to build a friendly, community feel that garners positive reviews from both current and former students. The majority of students are school leavers, though mature students are also well-represented, with a number of degrees offered on both a full-time and part-time basis.

Where you'll study

Newman University, Birmingham

Genners Lane Bartley Green Birmingham
B32 3NT United Kingdom Nearest train station: Northfield  1.4 miles away

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