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"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.

Typical offers require

  • A Level: A*AA
  • IB: 40-42 points, with 776 at Higher Level 

For other qualifications, see the main entrance requirements pages on the University website.

Course Requirements

  • No subject-specific entrance requirements

Mature students and those taking other qualifications are encouraged to contact our Admissions Office, to discuss the entry requirements for their qualifications.


Number of students 

We aim to admit around two students per year.

Admissions Assessment

  • All applicants for Theology, Religion, and Philosophy of Religion are required to take a written assessment at interview, if interviewed.

Written work 

Applicants are required to submit two school/college essays as examples of written work prior to interview. 

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