What Will You Study

Taking this joint degree at Lancaster gives you the opportunity to learn from academics in the field, some of whom are active researchers in the study of Politics and Religious Studies today.

Exploring Politics and Religion side by side, you’ll debate questions, such as: how does religion influence political behaviour? What role does religion play in current affairs? Providing you with the opportunity to gain a good understanding of the central themes of both subjects before specialising in topics related to your degree.

You’ll begin your degree with core modules including Politics in the Modern World and Religions of the Modern World. In your second and final years, you’ll study subjects such as The Politics of Race; Religion in Society: Theories and Methods; Religion and Politics; Religion and Violence and Media, Religion and Politics.