Religious Studies Courses in London

Discover beliefs and traditions from across the globe, their iconography, sacred texts, rituals and how faiths have been portrayed and discussed.

You can now study in the comfort of your home with our online courses.

For a limited time you can enjoy 20% off our online courses with a start date from 1 September 2020 using discount code: NEWONLINE. (Terms & Conditions apply )

To participate in online classes you will need an email address, a reliable internet connection, a computer/laptop/tablet with fully updated browser (preferably Google Chrome). Your device will need a microphone, and preferably a camera. Many classes use Google Classroom.

  1. ‘Shaking the foundations’: explore the impact of science, scholarship and ideas on 19th century Christianity.

    Course Date: Tue 11 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Christianity in early 19th century Britain influenced science, was underpinned by scholarship and integral to mainstream values. The course explores the related underlying rationale and why/how developments in these three areas challenged Christianity‘s hold.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £23.00
    Concession: £18.00

  2. An introduction to comparative Indian religions

    Course Date: Tue 18 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    The course is an introduction to Indian Religions. Buddhism, Jainism and Hinduism all have common aspects, but also some fundamental differences in philosophy.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  3. The story of Christianity: history, beliefs, practices

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 3 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Explore the origins and development of Christianity and its defining beliefs. We will look at the person of Jesus Christ, the Bible, the Church and key ideas such as the Trinity.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  4. Not just ‘the Lady with the Lamp’: Florence Nightingale in her bicentenary year

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 4 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    A biographical/thematic approach considering Nightingale’s writings, contributions to nursing and wider campaigns both at home and in the Crimea; how her ideas about and experience of Christianity influenced her life, goals and aspirations for others.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £23.00
    Concession: £18.00

  5. The Bible and the big questions

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 17 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Explore key biblical passages which inform some of the big moral and theological questions and learn principles in biblical interpretation for addressing these questions.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £23.00
    Concession: £18.00

  6. The meaning of light: symbolism and religious objects in world faiths

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 17 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    World religions and the objects associated with light, from different faiths and festivals.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £15.00
    Concession: £12.00

  7. Constructing the witch: how women became maleficent

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 31 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This study day will examine the question of the association of women with magic and witchcraft.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  8. 'The glorious dead': religion, the war dead and remembrance, 1914 - 1939

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 7 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Marking the centenary of The Cenotaph, we explore the origins and social/cultural context and nature of honouring the Great War dead during the conflict and between 1919-1939 including memorials, the Great Silence and battlefield pilgrimages.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £23.00
    Concession: £18.00

  9. Christmas unwrapped: an exploration of the story, imagery, carols and traditions of Christmas

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 12 Dec 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This course aims to unwrap the story, imagery, music and traditions of Christmas to see what they tell us about: the person of Jesus and his role, Christmas's origins and its place in contemporary society.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £23.00
    Concession: £18.00

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