Religious Studies Online Bachelor and Master Degree Courses in the UK

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff
Philosophy, Religion and Ethics BA (Hons) - online University of Wales - 0% 30% £9000 £13500 141 online Full-time
Philosophy, Religion and Ethics with Foundation Year BA (Hons) - online University of Wales - 0% 30% £9000 £13500 141 online Full-time
Religion, Philosophy and Ethics (R45) BA (Hons) - online The Open University 83% 1% 0% - - - online Part-time
Social Sciences (Religious Studies) (R23-REL) BA (Hons) - online The Open University 81% 0% 0% - - - online Part-time
Ancient Religions MA (PG) - online University of Wales 81% 0% 0% £7800 £15000 - online Part-time
Study of Religions MA (PG) - online University of Wales 81% 0% 0% £7800 £15000 - online Full-time
Philosophy and Religion MA (PG) - online University of Wales 81% 0% 0% £7800 £15000 - online Part-time
Religion, Philosophy and Ethics (W79) DipHE - online The Open University - - 0% - - - online Part-time
Philosophy, Science and Religion (Online Learning) MSc - online The University of Edinburgh - - 0% - - - online Part-time
Philosophy of Religion and Ethics MA - online University of Birmingham - - 0% - - - online Full-time
Theology and Religion MA (Res) - online University of Birmingham - - 0% - - - online Full-time
Philosophy and Religion MRes - online Bangor University - - 0% - - - online Part-time
Arts and Humanities (Religious Studies) (R14-RS) BA (Hons) - online The Open University - - 0% - - - online Part-time
Religious Studies (distance learning) PhD PhD - online The University of Nottingham - - 0% - - - online Full-time
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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Religious Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23230 £21984 £24753
25-75 percentile range £18266 - £26023 £14721 - £27536 £16715 - £32346

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23220 £22996 £27769
25-75 percentile range £19661 - £26893 £18344 - £27808 £21760 - £35638

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Religious Studies

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 Religious Studies who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Specialisations within Religious Studies

  • Divinity
  • Religious Education
  • Sacred Theology
  • Talmudic Law
  • Theology

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions


Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Religious Studies, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Religious Studies studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Arts (Postgraduate) - MA (PG)
  • Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Master of Research - MA (Res)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Research - MRes

According to a 2019 study conducted at Northeastern University in the U.S., 83% of business executives considered an online degree from a well-known institution to have the same value as its equivalent on-campus degree. The same study found that respect for online degrees has been increasing dramatically over the last decade. The reputation of the institution is generally more important than whether the degree is obtained online. The COVID pandemic has erased any remaining stigma that online education may have had in the past.

Religion, Philosophy and Ethics (R45) - BA (Hons) at The Open University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey 2022 with a rating of 83 out of 100 among 200 respondents.