Religions and Theology at The University of Manchester offers you the opportunity to engage with a wide range of traditions and beliefs, covering all periods up to the present day.

We offer courses and programmes at all levels of study, including undergraduate, taught master's and postgraduate research.

Whether or not you have a religious background, the study of the beliefs, philosophies, practices, policies, ethics and values which have defined our civilisations over hundreds of years provides insight into one of the most fascinating aspects of the human psyche.

You’ll explore topics crucial to understanding the shape of our current multicultural society.

Why Manchester?

  • Impressive range and variety of course units, including many interdisciplinary options.
  • The opportunity to undertake research in multi-faith Manchester.
  • You’ll have access to the special collections of The John Rylands Library, home to one of the world’s finest collections of medieval manuscripts including the earliest portion of any New Testament writing ever found.