Program Information

School: Saint Mary’s University
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Religion/Religious Studies
Description: If you find world religions fascinating, Religious Studies may be for you. Explore topics like religions and science or religions in relation to contemporary culture on subjects like ethics, love, and death. Religious Studies is the comparative study of religions, traditional, and modern ideas about faiths, rituals, beliefs, and what they show about gender, death, conflict, death, diversity, ethics, spirituality, love, and new religious movements.

Students have many opportunities for international academic exchange. Our Religious Studies students have studied abroad in Uganda and joined the Peaceful Schools International program in Northern Ireland.

URL: Religious Studies at Saint Mary’s University
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Careers: Ministers of Religion

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70 to 100

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants must also have four additional Grade 12 academic courses with no mark below 60%, one of which may be an approved open course.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or CanTEST [min. 4.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80]

If your first language is not English, you must demonstrate that you have the English language skills necessary to be successful in Saint Mary’s University degree programs.