Oxford is ranked top in the league table, with Cambridge in 2nd place and Manchester in 3rd place.

The Theology Faculty of Oxford University is one of the oldest faculties in the University. Faculty-related centres include The Centre for Reception History of the Bible, The Centre for Hindu Studies, The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, The Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies, The Centre for Theology and Modern European Thought, etc.

Typical topics in the theology or religious section of a degree program might include Biblical Studies, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Atheism, Ecumenism, World Religions and Ethics.

Top 20 UK universities for Theology & Religious Studies:

Rank, Name, Overall Score
1 Oxford 100
2 Cambridge 99.3
2 Manchester 99.3
4 Glasgow 98.2
5 Sheffield 97
6 Durham 95.5
7 Nottingham 95.4
8 St Andrews 95.1
9 Edinburgh 95
10 Stirling 94.9
11 Lancaster 94.7
12 Leeds 94.2
13 Birmingham 94
14 Bangor 93.8
15 Aberdeen 92.6
16 Exeter 92.5
17 Bath Spa UC 90.8
18 Winchester UC 90.2
19 Cardiff 89.7
20 Liverpool Hope UC 89

Source: Times 2006

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