Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Religious Studies

This is a broad programme for anyone interested in the academic study of religion.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent. For international students: IELTS 6.5 score, or equivalent qualification.

Course modules

Modules include: Studying religion; theory and methods in postgraduate studies; dissertation (20,000 words); plus 2 optional modules.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a 5000-word essay for each taught module and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Funding may be available from the AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council). Limited University funding is also available.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,250 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 14,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time £ 3,125 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01524 510880