Theology, Religion, and Philosophy of Religion

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A varied course which addresses fundamental questions through a range of religious traditions and philosophical viewpoints.

Course Resources

Here are some general resources related to Theology, Religion, and Philosophy of Religion.


Overview ๐Ÿ”— This is the Theology section of the University undergraduate prospectus. The most important information about the course is here, including entry requirements, course structure, and prerequisites.

Faculty website ๐Ÿ”— This is the official Faculty webpage for prospective undergraduates, which links to various resources. The most important of them is the Faculty of Divinity undergrad prospectus ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ, which gives a general overview of what studying Theology at Cambridge is like.

Unofficial Prospectus ๐Ÿ”— This is an unofficial prospectus put together by the Cambridge University Student Union; itโ€™s written based on studentsโ€™ perspectives and gives a better sense of what the day-to-day experience as a Theology student is like, compared to official materials.

More things to explore

Faculty of Divinity YouTube channel ๐Ÿ”— Gain an insight into the research currently being conducted by the Faculty, and watch some short sample lectures such as 'what can different religions share?'

CambTweet Theology ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ Follow the daily life of a Cambridge Theology student through this Twitter account!

Application Resources

Reading Lists ๐Ÿ”— These are the reading lists for the papers that first-years take. Donโ€™t be intimidated by how long they are; theyโ€™re intended to be worked through over the course of a full academic year, and honestly no one reads everything anyway.

FAQ ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ Some useful answers to common questions about the application process.

InsideUni Theology, Religion and Philosophy of Religion interview experiences ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ Current students talk about their interview experience, as well as sharing some tips. Weโ€™re biased, but we think theyโ€™re useful!