Our Theology and Religion graduates have an excellent reputation with graduate recruiters and our students and graduates compete very successfully in the employment market. Six months after graduation 100%* of our Theology and Religion graduates are employed or in further study.
Studying Theology and Religion provides you with the professional, academic and personal skills attractive to employers and relevant for a wide range of careers.
Our programmes are demanding and encourage initiative and open mindedness. You will learn to understand other people’s points of view, to communicate your own position clearly and to argue effectively. You’ll also learn to collect, assess and present evidence and to work independently and in groups. Depending on your interests you may also gain valuable experience by becoming involved in voluntary work, study abroad or undertaking a work placement.
Our students have gone on to successful careers in many sectors including personnel, banking, youth and community work, the law, management (public and private sector), the Civil Service, public relations, broadcasting the armed services, education and the Church.
*First–degree University of Exeter graduates of Theology and Religion. HESA Performance Indicator sourced from the DLHE survey 2010/11.
- Dr Esther Reed, Head of Department, shortlisted for best Employability Support in the Exeter Teaching Awards 2012.
- Our students have devised a user-friendly Personal Development Plan for you to track progress throughout your time at Exeter.
- The Theology Buddy Scheme has been developed by our students. It offers support to our new students whilst giving students in their second and third year the opportunity to develop their leadership, mentoring and communication skills.
Our Career Zone provides the support you need to prepare for your future career. You can participate in practical sessions to develop your skills; access paid internships and volunteering opportunities; explore postgraduate study options; meet prospective employers; get one-to-one advice and learn how to secure the right job for you.