Religion

Explore the religious traditions and theology that shape our world.

Why study religion online?

Delve into past and present religious traditions to understand the context for the issues that shape society today.

Religious studies draws on diverse religious experience and expression, and develops skills in analysing and interpreting texts. Graduates aren’t limited to faith-based careers, but can go on to use their skills in careers in the public sector, museums, schools and universities and the legal and political system.

When you study religion online, you can bring new understanding to your current career, while working towards a deeper insight into diverse viewpoints.

Religion highlights

  • Understand the roots of complex contemporary societal issues.
  • Engage with diverse viewpoints, and uncover unique insight.
  • Explore historical, social and cultural contexts.

Religion specialisations

  • Develop skills in reading, critical thinking, and writing.
  • Critical and analytical thinking through text analysis.
  • Cultural engagement and understanding.

Religion stories

Why study online through OUA?

Find the right course for you

We can guide you in your selection from 270+ degrees, and 1,600+ subjects, from leading Australian unis.

Start studying, regardless of history

We offer single undergraduate subjects from full degrees without any entry requirements.

Gain credit towards your degree

Apply for credit for past study, or your work experience, and finish faster.

Graduate with a degree from a leading uni

Enrol through us, and graduate with exactly the same university degree as on-campus students.

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Our student advisors can guide you in the right direction and help with your enrolment.

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We’ll help you find the right course for you. Our student advisors are ready to answer your questions.

Work out your finances

During your enrolment, we’ll offer you the option to pay upfront in full, or defer your payment using a student loan. Remember to look into income tax deductions for course fees and study-related expenses.

Get credit for your success

We won’t let your hard work go unrecognised. Choose to take a single subject, or combine your work as part of a degree.

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Our student advisors can assist you with your enrolment, help you plan your studies and answer any questions about how studying through OUA works.