Top Ten Reasons To Study at this School
There are Ten Areas in which the School of Theology, Religion and Islamic Studies (TRIS) is a Leader. Which ones matter to you?
10 - Unique and Innovative approach to World’s Religions
Quite simply put, there are no other degree programmes like ours. All of our modules focus on Religion in the Contemporary world: form Religion in Film to theories about the afterlife; from conflict in the Middle East conflict to Religion and the environment.
9 - Staff Active Publishing and Leaders in their Fields
Not only is our teaching staff accessible to students—they are all publishing in their fields of expertise. Students benefit from staff who are on the cutting edge of their own research.
8 - Energized Student Body
One of the things you notice about University of Wales Trinity Saint David University is its cohesiveness—it feels like a campus, you see people, there is energy. The same is true in the School of Theology, Religion and Islamic Studies. Our students make friends! They meet together before and after classes. They enjoy our many social events.
7 - Opportunities for Further Study and Professional Qualification
Whether or not you mean to take advantage of other opportunities University of Wales Trinity Saint David has for higher study, the presence of other learning opportunities benefits all of our students because of the expertise available. The Masters Degrees are a strong asset for our school as is our research supervision.
6 - Extensive Extra-Curricular Activities
We really don’t know of another school that does as much as ours as far as taking students out in the field! We take our students to see religious sites in London, we house them in a 19th century mansion in the country for an annual conference, we have Pizza and film nights!
5 - Closely Monitored Personal Tutorial System
We don’t just pay lip service to staff student interaction—we make it happen. Each of our students meets with a personal Tutor near the beginning of term and then maintains contact as they need help. Our students’ grades improve—because we are committed to their academic success.
4 - Staff Devoted to Excellence in Teaching
This is important! Not only do you have staff who do their own research, but we prize high quality teaching. We make the lectures as stimulating as possible and review each other on the quality of our teaching.
3 - A BA that Means Something
Your BA from this University is a degree from the University of Wales. We work very closely with external examiners to ensure that the degree classification you receive here is the same you would receive at other top UK universities.
2 - Support for Student Success
We prize ourselves on supporting our students—this means we design special opportunities to support work from essay writing workshops to special events to cover areas not on the curriculum.
1 - Our Graduates Get Jobs
Graduates from our School have gone on to a number of achievements. We produced scholars, teachers, social workers, priests,--you name it. We have students who are going to use their degree in everything from media and diplomacy work to teaching or higher education. 97.9% of graduates from last year are in a job or further studies!