Program Information

School: Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Religion/Religious Studies
Description: Religious studies is the exploration of the expression of religion in human culture. It examines human ideas about the divine, as well as the way religious concepts are expressed in text, rituals and belief systems.

Students learn about the histories and varieties of the world’s various religious traditions, and develop interpretive and theoretical perspectives on religion’s deep connection to the human experience and persistent place in culture. Search the archaeological, cultural, and historical records of humanity and you will find the persistent presence of religion.

URL: Religious Studies at Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Cost shown is for two semesters of undergraduate study in the 2018 – 2019 academic year.

Careers: Ministers of Religion

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70
Prerequisites:*

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

  •   English 
  •   Data Management  or   Calculus and Vectors  or   Advanced Functions 
  •   Biology  or   Chemistry  or   Physics  or   Earth and Space Science 
  •   Social Science  or   International Languages 

Students must also have an elective course.

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 176] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 50-60]