Taught course

Psychology of Religion

Wrexham Glyndwr University · Wrexham Glyndwr University

Entry requirements

The programme is open to both Psychology graduates and graduates in other disciplines. It is expected that students will have gained at least a 2.1 honours degree.

Months of entry


Course content

MSc Psychology of Religion

Psychology of religion is a continually developing and exciting area within the field of psychology. This full or part-time, distance learning course will help you understand why people believe what they do and how this relates to the ways in which a person thinks and behaves. 

This course provides an excellent opportunity for those interested in the relationship between psychology and religion to deepen and broaden their understanding of this field up to Masters Level. The psychology of religion provides an overview of classical theories and an in-depth assessment of current research within the field. The course will provide you with a theoretical basis for understanding religion and for understanding the role that religion plays in an individual’s life. There will also be opportunities for you to further explore your areas of interest.

Key Facts

  • Unique course, only taught at one other University in the UK
  • The course is delivered entirely online through e-learning
  • Virtual meetings are held with fellow students and tutors
  • You will use forums to interact with others on the course
  • Our division of psychology is research-active in this specialist area
  • This course will provide you with the skills necessary to conduct your own empirical study

Information for international students

Contact: 0044 1978 293390 (outside the UK) or 01978 293390 (within the UK). E-mail : international@glyndwr.ac.uk Website: www.glyndwr.ac.uk 'International students' on the homepage.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Student Enquiries
01978 293439