Theology Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Liverpool Hope University 82% 5% 11% £9250 £11400 104 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 86% 4% 2% £27750 £81600 185 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 107 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 90% 5% 20% £9250 £14500 99 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 78% 3% 5% £9250 £12445 118 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 109 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 3% 25% £9250 £11400 116 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 73% 0% 10% £9250 £12200 105 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 73% 0% 10% £6935 £9150 105 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 78% 3% 5% £6935 £9150 118 Lincoln On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 82% 5% 5% £9250 £12250 102 Twickenham On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 85% 5% 1% £27750 £70480 184 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 84% 0% 0% £27750 £70480 188 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 5% 25% £9250 £11400 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 76% 0% 2% £27750 £70480 182 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 15% 5% £9250 £11400 101 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of the Highlands and Islands 87% 5% 35% £9000 £12360 125 Inverness On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 0% 0% £9250 £11400 100 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 91% 0% 5% £9250 £11400 106 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 78% 3% 2% £27750 £70480 189 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 92% 0% 3% £27750 £70480 167 Glasgow On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 73% 0% 5% £9250 £23100 161 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 90% 5% 20% £9250 £14500 99 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 69% 0% 10% £9250 £12445 100 Lincoln On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 76% 1% 10% £9250 £20000 126 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 83% 5% 15% £9250 £20000 167 Exeter On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 53% 0% 10% £9250 £12200 100 Lincoln On campus Full-time
University of Wales 72% 0% 50% £9000 £13500 123 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 0% 5% £9250 £11400 109 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 74% 0% 0% £9250 £20100 155 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 83% 5% 15% £9250 £20000 167 Exeter On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 53% 0% 10% £6935 £9150 100 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Durham University 64% 0% 0% £9250 £23250 186 Durham On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 69% 0% 10% £6935 £9150 100 Lincoln On campus Full-time
University of the Highlands and Islands 92% 0% 10% £9000 £12360 146 Inverness On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 79% 3% 2% £27750 £70480 178 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 90% 5% 0% £27750 £70480 194 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 90% 5% 10% £9250 £14500 101 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 87% 5% 10% £9250 £11400 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 109 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of the Highlands and Islands 87% 5% 35% £9000 £12360 125 Inverness On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 5% 6% £27750 £70480 191 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of the Highlands and Islands 87% 5% 35% £9000 £12360 125 Inverness On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 74% 0% 6% £9250 £20100 156 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 87% 0% 0% £27750 £70480 190 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 5% 25% £9250 £11400 109 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 79% 3% 2% £27750 £81600 178 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 74% 0% 0% £27750 £70480 173 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of the Highlands and Islands 88% 0% 15% £9000 £12360 129 Inverness On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 86% 5% 25% £9250 £11400 108 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 5% 25% £9250 £11400 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Chichester 70% 5% 5% £9250 £14500 108 Chichester On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 0% 5% £9250 £11400 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 0% 5% £9250 £11400 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 89% 5% 15% £9250 £11400 113 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of St Andrews 89% 5% 15% £9900 £20370 113 St Andrews On campus Full-time
University of St Andrews 89% 5% 15% £9900 £20370 113 St Andrews On campus Full-time
University of St Andrews 94% 5% 0% £9900 £20370 165 St Andrews On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 5% £27750 £70480 176 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 84% 0% 5% £27750 £79290 192 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 74% 0% 5% £27750 £79290 199 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 74% 0% 5% £27750 £70480 173 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 74% 0% 0% £27750 £70480 173 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 5% £27750 £70480 176 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 74% 0% 0% £27750 £70480 173 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 83% 0% 2% £27750 £70480 191 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 74% 0% 5% £27750 £79290 174 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 93% 0% 5% £27750 £70480 184 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 74% 0% 5% £27750 £70480 173 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 5% £27750 £70480 176 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 77% 0% 5% £27750 £70480 173 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 84% 0% 10% £27750 £70480 186 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 5% £27750 £79290 183 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 74% 0% 5% £27750 £70480 173 Glasgow On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 86% 0% 5% £9250 £23100 154 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 85% 2% 3% £27750 £81600 178 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 80% 5% 2% £27750 £79290 185 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 80% 5% 2% £27750 £79290 185 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 85% 2% 3% £27750 £70480 178 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 74% 0% 0% £9250 £20100 162 Bristol On campus Full-time
Durham University 74% 0% 0% £10800 £22900 162 Durham On campus Full-time
Nazarene Theological College 74% 0% 0% £6800 £9000 162 Manchester On campus Full-time
Durham University 74% 0% 0% £10800 £22900 162 Durham On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 74% 0% 0% £7650 £14280 162 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Durham University 74% 0% 0% £5940 £12595 162 Durham On campus Part-time
University of Glasgow 74% 0% 0% £27750 £70480 173 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 90% 5% 20% £9250 £14500 105 Canterbury On campus Full-time
York St John University 100% 5% 25% £9250 £12750 98 York On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 90% 5% 20% £9250 £14500 99 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Wales 80% 0% 5% £9000 £13500 90 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 5% 25% £9250 £11400 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 5% 25% £9250 £11400 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 73% 5% 10% £9000 £19200 118 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 5% 25% £9250 £11400 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of the Highlands and Islands 73% 0% 15% £9000 £12360 151 Inverness On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 79% 5% 5% £9250 £12250 99 Twickenham On campus Full-time
University of Wales 80% 0% 5% £9000 £13500 90 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 10% 25% £9250 £11400 109 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 0% 0% £9250 £11400 113 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Durham University 96% 0% 4% £9250 £23250 159 Durham On campus Full-time
University of Wales 72% 0% 5% £9000 £13500 123 Cardiff On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 67% 0% 5% £9250 £20000 137 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Chichester 55% 5% 20% £9250 £14500 111 Chichester On campus Full-time
University of Wales 72% 0% 5% £9000 £13500 123 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 84% 0% 5% £9250 £11400 113 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 88% 0% 5% £9250 £20000 151 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of the Highlands and Islands 71% 0% 19% £9000 £12360 141 Inverness On campus Full-time
University of Wales 69% 10% 0% £9000 £13500 106 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 5% 8% £9250 £11400 120 Liverpool On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 76% 0% 0% £9250 £20000 139 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 100% 2% 15% £9250 £11400 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 83% 5% 4% £9250 £20000 145 Exeter On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 5% 25% £9250 £11400 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 90% 5% 20% £9250 £14500 99 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 5% 25% £9250 £11400 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of the Highlands and Islands 89% 5% 35% £9000 £12360 125 Inverness On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 5% 25% £9250 £11400 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 79% 5% 5% £9250 £12250 99 Twickenham On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 83% 5% 4% £9250 £20000 145 Exeter On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 5% 25% £9250 £11400 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 5% 25% £9250 £11400 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 79% 0% 0% £9250 £12250 97 Twickenham On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 90% 5% 20% £9250 £14500 99 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Nazarene Theological College - - - - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 5% 11% £9250 - 104 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 0% 9% £9250 - 107 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 0% 9% £9250 - 109 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 3% 25% £9250 - 116 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 5% 25% £9250 - 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 63% 0% 5% - - 159 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 15% 5% £9250 - 101 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 0% 0% £9250 - 100 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 91% 0% 5% £9250 - 106 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 63% 0% 5% - - 159 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 63% 0% 5% - - 159 Liverpool On campus Part-time
Liverpool Hope University 63% 0% 5% - - 159 Liverpool On campus Part-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 0% 5% £9250 - 109 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Newman University 92% 0% 10% £9250 - 118 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Newman University 92% 0% 10% £9250 - 118 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Cambridge - 0% 0% - - 199 Cambridge On campus Full-time
University of Oxford - - 0% - - 186 Oxford On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 85% 3% 3% - - 148 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 91% 5% 6% - - 167 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 87% 5% 10% £9250 - 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 0% 9% £9250 - 109 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 83% 0% 14% - - 171 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 5% 25% £9250 - 109 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 80% 0% 4% - - 169 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 86% 5% 25% £9250 - 108 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 89% 5% 15% £9250 - 113 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Nazarene Theological College 89% 5% 15% - - 113 Manchester On campus Part-time
Nazarene Theological College 89% 5% 15% - - 113 Manchester On campus Full-time
Nazarene Theological College 89% 5% 15% - - 113 Manchester On campus Part-time
Nazarene Theological College 89% 5% 15% - - 113 Manchester On campus Full-time
Nazarene Theological College 89% 5% 15% - - 113 Manchester On campus Full-time
Nazarene Theological College 89% 5% 15% - - 113 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 94% 5% 0% - - 165 Oxford On campus Part-time
Nazarene Theological College 94% 5% 0% - - 165 Manchester On campus Full-time
Trinity College Bristol 94% 5% 0% - - 165 Bristol On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 94% 5% 0% - - 165 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 94% 5% 0% - - 165 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 78% 0% 0% - - 162 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 78% 0% 0% - - 162 Edinburgh On campus Part-time
Cardiff University 86% 0% 5% - - 154 Cardiff On campus Part-time
University of Oxford 86% 0% 5% - - 154 Oxford On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 86% 0% 5% - - 154 Oxford On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 95% - 0% - - 195 Nottingham On campus Part-time
The University of Nottingham 95% - 0% - - 195 Nottingham On campus Part-time
The University of Manchester 95% - 0% - - 195 Manchester On campus Part-time
University of Bristol 74% 0% 0% £2283 - 162 Bristol On campus Part-time
The University of Edinburgh 86% 0% 5% - - 154 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 78% 0% 0% - - 162 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 78% 0% 0% - - 162 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 74% 0% 5% - - 173 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 78% 0% 0% - - 162 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 5% - - 179 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 79% 0% 15% - - 173 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 91% 0% 6% - - 168 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 5% - - 179 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 74% 0% 0% - - 162 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 74% 0% 0% - - 162 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 74% 0% 0% - - 162 Exeter On campus Full-time
Trinity College Bristol 74% 0% 0% - - 162 Bristol On campus Part-time
University of Chichester 74% 0% 0% £495 - 162 Chichester On campus Part-time
University of Roehampton 90% 15% 5% £9250 £13145 - Roehampton On campus Full-time
University of Chester 90% 15% 5% - - - Chester On campus Part-time
University of Kent 90% 15% 5% £4195 £13810 - Canterbury On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 90% 15% 5% - - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 90% 15% 5% - - - Birmingham On campus Part-time
Spurgeon's College - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
Nazarene Theological College - - - £7165 £7165 - Manchester On campus Full-time
Nazarene Theological College - - - £7165 £7165 - Manchester On campus Full-time
Cliff College - - - £7300 £7300 - Hope Valley On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 84% 0% 5% £9250 - 113 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 76% 1% 4% £9250 - 149 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 100% 2% 15% £9250 - 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 95% - 0% - - 195 Oxford On campus Full-time
The University of Winchester 81% 0% 25% £9250 - 103 Winchester On campus Full-time
University of Chester 86% 0% 0% £9250 - 103 Chester On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 5% 25% £9250 - 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 10% 25% £9250 - 109 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 5% 8% £9250 - 120 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Chester 86% 0% 0% £9250 - 103 Chester On campus Full-time
University of Chester 86% 0% 0% £9250 - 103 Chester On campus Full-time
Durham University 96% 0% 4% £9250 - 159 Durham On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 5% 25% £9250 - 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Nazarene Theological College 100% 0% 0% £7165 £7165 - Manchester On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 5% 25% £9250 - 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 89% 0% 10% - - 154 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Chester 86% 0% 0% £9250 - 105 Chester On campus Full-time
The University of Winchester 81% 0% 25% £9250 - 103 Winchester On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 5% 25% £9250 - 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 82% 0% 0% £9250 - 113 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 85% 0% 20% - - 132 Leeds On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
84 /100
4127 students of Theology in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-information-and-data/national-student-survey-nss">Office for Students</a>

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Theology

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23137 £21004 £23741
25-75 percentile range £18011 - £25811 £13483 - £26151 £15643 - £31426

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21646 £20880 £25894
25-75 percentile range £17858 - £24203 £15716 - £26167 £19476 - £34293

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Theology

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Theology who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Theology

  • The Church and other religious organisations
  • National and Local Government
  • Schools, Colleges and Universities
  • Charities, Voluntary and not- for- profit organisations
  • Social Services
  • Financial and Legal firms
  • The National Health Service
  • Publishing and Media companies
  • PR, Advertising, Sales and Marketing companies.

Specialisations within Theology

  • Biblical
  • Historical
  • Systematic
  • Practical

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Theology who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Theology (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Theology at Canterbury Christ Church University

20% Elementary occupations
10% Managers, directors and senior officials
10% Welfare Professionals
10% Administrative occupations
10% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
10% Media Professionals
10% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Artistic, literary and media occupations

Grading Distribution

Students of Theology in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Theology

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Theology studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Arts (Honours) - MA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) / Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BA/BSc (Hons)
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Master of Letters - MLitt
  • Master of Arts (Honours) - MArts (Hons)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Bachelor of Divinity (Honours) - BD (Hons)
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Master of Theology - MTheol
  • Master of Theology - MTh
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Studies - MSt
  • Bachelor of Theology (Honours) - BTh (Hons)
  • Master of Research - MRes
  • Master of Research - MA (Res)
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Doctor of Professional Studies - DProf
  • Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE
  • Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE

The median salary of graduates of Theology was £23137 15 months after graduation, £21004 3 years after graduation and £23741 5 years after graduation.

Religion and Theology at York St John University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 13 respondents.