BA (Hons), Full-time With Time Abroad
, Duration: 4 Years
This degree explores how humans and societies have changed over time, alongside the religious traditions that shape and are shaped by them.
You'll gain an understanding of British, European and world history while exploring what religious beliefs and practices have meant to individuals and communities – and what they mean today. Core modules will enable you to develop important skills in historical methods and research, whilst learning more about the role of religion in different contexts. You'll also choose from an impressive range of optional modules in both subjects.
All the major world religions are represented in these options, and you could also study philosophy of religion, texts such as the Hebrew Scriptures, sin or religion and development. At the same time, you could study the Crusades, the slave trade, modern Chinese or African history. You'll learn about how faith and societies have influenced each other in the heart of a dynamic and religiously diverse city.
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Leeds was an amazing experience, probably the best student city in the UK. There’s no better feeling than whiling away the summers in Hyde Park with a cider and some good mates, and the nightlife is incredible – so many different student nights on, and the taxis are dirt cheap. A great bonding experience for all is The Otley Run – a 21 strong pub crawl that takes you into the city and how I forged some of my best friendships. In terms of the Uni, my course was amazing – loads of detailed lectures, secondary materials and passionate lecturers.
Over all my experience of uni has been brilliant so far. It's a lovely campus with something for everyone, it has literally everything on it so there's no need to ever even leave campus. But the city center is super close (10-15 minute walk) and there are loads of parks too
by Anonymous on 30th September 2015
Lots of societies to join, and therefore in turn, lots of opportunities to make friends.
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