Year one provides a solid foundation in religion's complex interaction with the modern world. Subsequent years allow a great deal of flexibility to shape the degree to suit your interests. In years one and two you take units covering issues and approaches to the study of world religions. You will also take optional units on various aspects of Judaism, Christian history and theology, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism and Chinese religions. You can also choose to study one of the following languages: Greek Latin Japanese Chinese Sanskrit. In your second year you have the opportunity to spend half a year studying abroad at a partner university, http://www.bristol.ac.uk/spais/prospective/prospectiveugs/study-abroad/ In your third year you can take options across a wide range of subjects or specialise in particular areas. You will also produce a dissertation and have the option of doing field work as appropriate. Tutors employ a variety of teaching styles, ranging from small group sessions, such as the Symposium in Religion and Theology, to larger lecture units.