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  • combine subjects not otherwise possible at Exeter
  • cross-subject degrees to suit your interests and career ambitions
  • leads to a named degree title of the subjects you study
  • study two subjects, or sometimes three
  • create your own themed pathway
  • vary the proportion of the subjects each year
  • add vocational elements to your studies
  • opportunities for study and work abroad


First year programme - Flexible Combined Honours

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Two compulsory Theology modules are taken during the first year:

  • Christian Origins: From Jesus to the Early Church - THE1102 (15 credits)
  • Introducing Christian Theologies - THE1103 (15 credits)

and credits chosen from level 1 options in Theology, e.g.:

  • The Faith of the Fathers: God, Christ and Salvation in the Early Church - THE1061 (15 credits)
  • Elements of New Testament Greek - THE1070 (15 credits)
  • The Creation of A Nation in the Hebrew Bible - THE1073 (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics - THE1075 (15 credits)
  • Philosophical Questions About Religion - THE1052 (15 credits)
  • The Gospels: Origins and Outlooks - THE1054 (15 credits)
  • Introducing Biblical Hebrew - THE1072 (15 credits)
  • ...there are many to choose from, and they vary each year - select Theology on the options web page.

to make a total of 60 credits in this half of the overall Flexible Combined Honours degree programme.

FCH also ofers a subject pathway in Religion.

If you want to study both Theology and Religion, you should apply for the BA Theology and Religion degree offered by the Theology and Religion department.

Theology and Religion department.