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King's College London, University of London: Religion MA

Institution King's College London, University of London
Department Theology and Religious Studies
Telephone +44 (0) 20 7123 4843
Study type Taught


Attracting students from around the world, our MA in Religion offers students an outstanding range of teaching from internationally leading scholars. Students can tap into our rich tradition of excellence in textual, theological, philosophical and social scientific study while gaining perspective on ways religion shapes and is shaped by the contemporary world.

Our degree gives you the opportunity to tailor your own course of study based on your interests, specialising in particular areas of the study of religion, such as Biblical Studies, Systematic Theology, Social Sciences (Anthropology, Sociology and Politics), and others, depending on teaching provisions within a given academic year.

Our MA in Religion leads to careers in teaching, further research, journalism, civil service, community, church or other religious

Key Benefits - King’s is home to a large, vibrant Department of Theology and Religious Studies, with special expertise in Islam, Judaism, Christianity and Buddhism and a variety of contemporary religious movements within and outside these traditions.

  • Ranked joint 3rd in the UK for the power of world-leading and internationally excellent research (most recent Research Excellence Framework) and in the top 10 for Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies in the UK (QS World Rankings by subject 2018).

  • Our teaching makes the most of London’s immensely diverse and rich religious culture and resources, including many places of worship and the collections of the British Museum and the National Gallery.

  • King’s central location offers easy access to numerous libraries across London.


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