Taught course

Psychology of Religion

Wrexham Glyndwr University · Wrexham Glyndwr University

Entry requirements

Applicants are normally expected to have at least a 2:2 at undergraduate or equivalent.

The course is open to graduates of different disciplines and not just psychology. You need an interest in the subject and an enquiring mind.

Months of entry


Course content

Study a unique course in an exciting area of psychology. Learn flexibly online enabling you to fit the course around your schedule.

The course encourages you to ask questions about religious beliefs and practice, as well as how this impacts on people and society. You will undertake your own research projects within different areas of the discipline including: individual differences; mental health religion and culture; social psychology of religious experience, belief and behaviour; and positive psychology of religion.

  • Online course – fit study around your schedule.
  • Flexible learning
  • Unique course in an exciting area of psychology
  • Active team of researchers in this area
  • Coursework includes, essays, book reviews, research reports and a dissertation

There are two core modules. An introduction to the psychology of religion which gives you a broad introduction to the field and research methods which provides you with the tools to enable you to undertake your own research in the area.

Learning is flexible. For each module you are expected to post to the forum and engage with the debates on the forum at least twice a week. There is reading to do each week and to consider and relate to the forum posts. Modules run over 12 weeks and with the exception of the two core modules you can decide in discussion with your module tutor the question you wish to ask for each module.

The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.

Fees and funding

The fees you pay and the support available may depend on a number of different factors. Full information can be found on our website.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months

Course contact details

Student Enquiries
01978 293439