Studies of religion

Studies of religion covers the history, literature, philosophy, beliefs and practices of the world’s traditions. Your degree will focus on all main religions from antiquity to the present day. Graduates minoring in Studies of Religion can find employment in a variety of roles in many different types of organisations. Careers range in industries such as cultural heritage, government, journalism, law and politics.

Career examples

  • Access and equity advisor
  • Community development worker
  • Cultural heritage officer
  • Studies of religion education coordinator
  • Technical writer


  1. Bachelor of Arts
  2. Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  3. Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science
  4. Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
  5. Bachelor of Education (Secondary) (Honours)
  6. Bachelor of Music and Performing Arts / Bachelor of Arts

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.