Theology, Religion and Applied Psychology, University of Wales Trinity Saint David

University of Wales Trinity Saint David the United Kingdom

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The award
BA

How long you will study
3 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9000 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
find out

International course fees
GBP 14900 per year

All study options

About Theology, Religion and Applied Psychology at University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Course Overview

The course combines the cognate disciplines of Theology, Religious Studies and Applied Psychology to explore a variety of perspectives on questions about the nature of religion, the nature of faith, and about the full range of human behaviour(s), attitudes and relationships found within communities, societies and cultures.

The course is ideal for students who ask the big questions about the role of religion and faith in relation to questions of human behaviour.

Key Features

  • Small class sizes
  • A supportive and friendly environment
  • Regular tutorials
  • A multidisciplinary course
  • Various opportunities for study visits

Modules

  • Introduction to Christian Theology
  • Introduction to Biblical Studies
  • Perspectives on Living Religions
  • Introduction to Biological and Cognitive Psychology
  • Religion, Culture and Society
  • Comparative and Evolutionary Psychology
  • The Abrahamic Faiths
  • Sects, Self and Society: Alternative Spiritualities in the West
  • Women and Religion
  • Christian Doctrine
  • Hebrew Bible
  • Media and Consumer Psychology
  • Individual Differences, Personality and Intelligence
  • Islam in the West
  • Imagining the Other: Theories of Religion
  • Criminology and Forensic Psychology
  • Sex and Violence: Religion in the Modern World
  • Media, Religion and Society
  • Ethics and Global Justice
  • Psychopathology
  • Word, Cross and Liberation: Aspects of Twentieth Century Theology
  • Satan and his World of Darkness
  • Buddhist

Course Tutor(s)

  • Dr Gary Bunt
  • Karen Eaton-Thomas
  • Dr Kathy Ehrensperger
  • Dr Charlotte Greenway
  • Dr Stuart Jones
  • Dr Sarah Lewis
  • Dr Robert Pope
  • Professor Bettina Schmidt
  • Dr Catrin Williams

Assessment

The programme is assessed through a variety of methods, including essays, reviews, exams, presentations, group work, website analysis.

Career Opportunities

  • Teaching
  • Social work, caring professions
  • Voluntary work
  • Equality and diversity
  • Administrative and management posts

Related Courses

  • BA Religious Studies
  • BA Religious Studies with Applied Psychology
  • BA Religious Studies and Theology
  • BA Applied Psychology

Tuition Fees

Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2017/18 are as follows:

UK/EU: £9,000

International: £14,900

Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3% for International students and at the capped fee rate as set by the UK Government for UK/EU students.

You can find further information on fees and how to pay on our Student Finance pages.

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's Bursaries and Scholarships page

Additional Costs

There is an optional fieldtrip connected to a module for second and third year students to visit religious sites first hand. The Faculty subsidises this trip but the cost each year is dependent on airfare, location, and currency exchange rates. The Faculty aims to keep the cost in the range £400-£700.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBAHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesGBP 9000 per yearInternational course feesGBP 14900 per year

Entry requirements

Entry Criteria

Grades are important; however, our offers are not solely based on academic results. We are interested in creative people that demonstrate a strong commitment to their chosen subject area and therefore we welcome applications from individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. To assess student suitability for their chosen course we normally arrange interviews for all applicants at which your skills, achievements and life experience will be considered as well as your qualifications.

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