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Why study with us

Curious about the human experience across millennia and cultures, we are seeking to better understand our past to illuminate our present and improve our future. We are an inquisitive academic community, passionate about the study of the past and beliefs from prehistoric times to contemporary societies.


After graduation

96% of our graduates were in employment and/or further study six months after graduating (DLHE 2016/17).


Our research

We're ranked 10th for the significance, rigour and originality of our religious studies research (REF 2014).



Tailor your programme, combining thematic, social scientific, linguistic and historical approaches.

Our talks and videos

Studying religion and theology at Cardiff University

Our virtual open day presentation gives a flavour of our undergraduate religious studies and theology courses, how we teach, and the additional opportunities available as part of your degree.

Religious studies and theology at Cardiff University

Hear from academics and students about what it is like to study religion and theology with us.

School of History, Archaeology and Religion at Cardiff University

Find out more about studying at the School of History, Archaeology and Religion.

The reason I loved my subject was because you’re not just learning about religion. You’re learning about people, laws, society and history. Cardiff is a diverse place: the friendships and bonds created are what I’ve loved most.
Aisha Islam BA Religion and Theology

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Wide choice of joint honours options

Choose to combine your studies with another subject, including with archaeology, history or a wide range of modern languages.

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Study abroad

You can spend a year studying abroad as part of your degree, gaining valuable cultural experience and opportunities for travel.

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A safe campus experience for 2020/21

We're putting protective measures in place to ensure your time with us is safe and enjoyable during these unprecedented times.

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Guaranteed accommodation

If you arrive in September, you're guaranteed a single occupancy room, and you'll be allocated with other first-year students.

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Student support

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