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Bachelor of Arts in Theology (BA)

BA (Hons.) in Theology provides students with a firm grounding in the academic discipline of Theology, and makes clear the relevance of theologically informed for understanding issues of global human and social significance.

This course is no longer available through Queen’s University Belfast for new applicants. Please contact Union College directly for more information on available courses.


UCAS code


Years full time


Modules in total

Queen's University, Belfast



Students will take modules from other areas in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences which complement theological study. Offerings from these other areas include modules from Anthropology, Philosophy, English, History and Sociology. The new first year module in Theology entitled ‘Religion, Faith and Society: Perspectives on Belief provides an important articulation of the role of religion and faith in a range of contexts including psychology, the law, secularism, gender issues, pastoral care, world religions and conflict resolution.

Throughout the three years of the degree programme, students take modules which cover the core areas in academic theology: Biblical Studies, Systematics, Church History and Practical Theology.