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Field of Study

Studies in Religion

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

This major will expand your religious and spiritual horizons, increase your knowledge, and develop critical methods of evaluating Western and Eastern traditions.

You'll complete compulsory courses that focus on honing your academic research skills and applying them to researching religion. This includes reviewing methodological issues debated within the field.

You'll work with a supervisor to develop and complete all aspects of your honours research thesis, the main component of this program.


Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Archivist
  • Charity administrator
  • Community development officer
  • Minister of religion
  • Religious education teacher
  • Religious studies teacher
  • University academic
  • Head of curriculum

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study
  • Research experience

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Methodology of Studies in Religion
  • Individual Honours Study Unit 1
  • Individual Honours Study Unit 2
  • Honours Research Thesis

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