"Theology, Religion, and Philosophy of Religion is a wide-ranging arts degree, allowing you to study history, philosophy, literature, language and, of course, biblical narrative."

The BA in Theology, Religion, and Philosophy of Religion is one of the broadest available at the University of Cambridge, and draws on disciplines ranging from philosophy and history to psychology and literary criticism. Graduates pursue careers in a variety of fields, including journalism, teaching, social services, and the charity sector.

Lucy Cavendish has a small but close-knit community of Theologians, comprising Bachelors, Masters, and PhD students, and recent undergraduates have achieved high grades.


Further information about the course can be found on the Faculty and University websites.

Course Requirements

  • No subject-specific entrance requirements
  • A range of British and international qualifications may be acceptable

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Admissions Assessment

  • Most applicants are required to take a subject-specific written admission assessment, either pre-interview or at interview. These assessments are designed to supplement the information in your application and provide a gauge of your abilities - to assess skills, such as comprehension and thinking skills, and levels of knowledge and understanding, relevant to your course. Read more on the University's website here.