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Theology

UCAS Code: V611 Duration: 3 years

Overview

Hear from a tutor and student about studying Theology at Liverpool Hope.

Liverpool Hope's full single honours degree in Theology provides the opportunity for the in-depth study of the core sub-disciplines of the subject including Biblical Studies, Church History, Systematics and Philosophical Theology, and in all of these areas you will be taught by highly-qualified (to doctoral level) and published academics. A particular feature of this course is the opportunity to learn biblical Greek from scratch and to undertake study in core skills in biblical Hebrew. At Hope we have a commitment to theology as a core and progressive academic subject in its own right and we have invested very heavily in staff and resources to enable our students to gain a top-quality education in the subject which is research-informed and undertaken within a highly supportive and nurturing environment. We are particularly proud of our graduates, the classification of some of our research as 'world-leading' in the most recent research assessment exercise, and the fact that in a recent National Student Survey we were ranked among the top in the country for student satisfaction.

Why choose this subject?

  • 97% of students were satisfied with the teaching quality and 95% were satisfied overall with Theology and Religious Studies at Liverpool Hope University (National Student Survey 2015).
  • All teaching is undertaken by doctorally-qualified staff who are published and active researchers.
  • The most recent Research Assessment Exercise concluded that research in the area of Theology at Hope including that which is 'world leading'.
  • Our library provision in theology and religion includes a collection of over 100,000 volumes.
  • We are a growing Department with four new members of staff having recently been appointed.
  • In addition to our core teaching staff, we have a number of visiting professors of international renown.
  • At Hope, theology is seen as a progressive academic subject in its own right.
  • You will have the opportunity to learn biblical Greek and core skills in biblical Hebrew without any prior language study.

Subject Guides

Read more about studying Theology at Liverpool Hope in our Theology Subject Guides.

Theology Subject Guide 2017

 

The programme specifications for this subject can be downloaded below.

Theology

This degree is available as a full time course for all international students. For more information about International students studying at Liverpool Hope, visit www.hope.ac.uk/international

Curriculum

The courses and topics available to study include:

  • Foundations of Christian Theology
  • Biblical Studies
  • The Origins and Development of the Christian Church
  • Themes in the Philosophy of Religion
  • Theology in the Later Middle Ages and Reformation
  • Christianity Since 1900 and World Christianity
  • Systematic and Pastoral Theology.

You may also be interested in...

Christian Theology

Philosophy, Ethics and Religion

World Religions

Entry Requirements

 

2017 Entry Requirements

The offer level for 2017 entry will be BCC - ABB at A Level or DMM - DDM at BTEC Extended Diploma or 104 - 128 new UCAS tariff points.
UCAS points offers can be achieved in many ways, the following are just a few examples of how you could achieve our entry requirements:
  • Three A Levels with grades of BCC or above
  • BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) with grade DMM
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF) with grade M
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and A Level with grade of C
  • CACHE Diploma at grade B
  • The Access to HE Diploma now also attracts points under the new UCAS tariff. Visit the UCAS website to calculate your points.

If you have any questions about your qualifications, please contact enquiry@hope.ac.uk or call 0151 291 3111.

Useful Links

How to apply

Admissions Policy

UCAS

Course Combinations

Theology is a BA Single Honours subject, UCAS code V611

Employability

The study of theology develops highly-transferable skills of critical thinking, analysis and debate; it also promotes reflective engagement with contemporary ethical, social, political, religious and cultural issues. These subject knowledge and transferable skills will help prepare you for a career in a variety of professions and employers and graduates in Theology often find that the subject provides an excellent foundation for the development of a career in such areas as journalism, law, charity work, healthcare, counselling and psychotherapy. More particularly the BA in Theology may provide you with the comprehensive education required to follow a religious vocation and/or prepare you for postgraduate study in Theology. 

Overview

Hear from a tutor and student about studying Theology at Liverpool Hope.

Liverpool Hope's full single honours degree in Theology provides the opportunity for the in-depth study of the core sub-disciplines of the subject including Biblical Studies, Church History, Systematics and Philosophical Theology, and in all of these areas you will be taught by highly-qualified (to doctoral level) and published academics. A particular feature of this course is the opportunity to learn biblical Greek from scratch and to undertake study in core skills in biblical Hebrew. At Hope we have a commitment to theology as a core and progressive academic subject in its own right and we have invested very heavily in staff and resources to enable our students to gain a top-quality education in the subject which is research-informed and undertaken within a highly supportive and nurturing environment. We are particularly proud of our graduates, the classification of some of our research as 'world-leading' in the most recent research assessment exercise, and the fact that in a recent National Student Survey we were ranked among the top in the country for student satisfaction.

Why choose this subject?

  • 97% of students were satisfied with the teaching quality and 95% were satisfied overall with Theology and Religious Studies at Liverpool Hope University (National Student Survey 2015).
  • All teaching is undertaken by doctorally-qualified staff who are published and active researchers.
  • The most recent Research Assessment Exercise concluded that research in the area of Theology at Hope including that which is 'world leading'.
  • Our library provision in theology and religion includes a collection of over 100,000 volumes.
  • We are a growing Department with four new members of staff having recently been appointed.
  • In addition to our core teaching staff, we have a number of visiting professors of international renown.
  • At Hope, theology is seen as a progressive academic subject in its own right.
  • You will have the opportunity to learn biblical Greek and core skills in biblical Hebrew without any prior language study.

Subject Guides

Read more about studying Theology at Liverpool Hope in our Theology Subject Guides.

Theology Subject Guide 2017

 

The programme specifications for this subject can be downloaded below.

Theology

This degree is available as a full time course for all international students. For more information about International students studying at Liverpool Hope, visit www.hope.ac.uk/international

Curriculum

The courses and topics available to study include:

  • Foundations of Christian Theology
  • Biblical Studies
  • The Origins and Development of the Christian Church
  • Themes in the Philosophy of Religion
  • Theology in the Later Middle Ages and Reformation
  • Christianity Since 1900 and World Christianity
  • Systematic and Pastoral Theology.

You may also be interested in...

Christian Theology

Philosophy, Ethics and Religion

World Religions

Entry Requirements

 

2017 Entry Requirements

The offer level for 2017 entry will be BCC - ABB at A Level or DMM - DDM at BTEC Extended Diploma or 104 - 128 new UCAS tariff points.
UCAS points offers can be achieved in many ways, the following are just a few examples of how you could achieve our entry requirements:
  • Three A Levels with grades of BCC or above
  • BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) with grade DMM
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF) with grade M
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and A Level with grade of C
  • CACHE Diploma at grade B
  • The Access to HE Diploma now also attracts points under the new UCAS tariff. Visit the UCAS website to calculate your points.

If you have any questions about your qualifications, please contact enquiry@hope.ac.uk or call 0151 291 3111.

Useful Links

How to apply

Admissions Policy

UCAS

Course Combinations

Theology is a BA Single Honours subject, UCAS code V611

Employability

The study of theology develops highly-transferable skills of critical thinking, analysis and debate; it also promotes reflective engagement with contemporary ethical, social, political, religious and cultural issues. These subject knowledge and transferable skills will help prepare you for a career in a variety of professions and employers and graduates in Theology often find that the subject provides an excellent foundation for the development of a career in such areas as journalism, law, charity work, healthcare, counselling and psychotherapy. More particularly the BA in Theology may provide you with the comprehensive education required to follow a religious vocation and/or prepare you for postgraduate study in Theology. 

Course Contact Details

Student Recruitment

+44 (0) 151 291 3111

enquiry@hope.ac.uk

Department: Department of Theology, Philosophy and Religion

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