Master of Religion
Study about all religions or just one! This Masters will open new horizons and deepen your knowledge.

Master of Religion

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Concept of the Masters programme

Religion or Theology are usually associated with maxims, morality, belief, tradition and also conflicts. The Master of Religion puts religious belief into a societal context. However, due to the manifold of definitions of religion and religious studies, there is not one single postgraduate programme. This degree course can take the shape of Biblical studies, Judaism, Hebrew or Arabic studies, religious history or only the history of one particular religion.

In any case, you develop an understanding of the religious and spiritual argumentation behind any belief. Through courses in religious communication, counselling, morality, pedagogy or gender studies you acquire an in-depth comprehension of the spheres of religious influence in every-day life.

More than pure religion: comparing and interlinking theological studies with other topics

Moreover, religious studies are often linked to media, culture or pedagogy. Here, the meaning of a particular religion is put into context with society at large. Welfare, counselling or religious teaching are often the focus of these programmes. Your career prospects are diverse, depending on your individual motivations, study track and personal skills.

Apply for your Master of Religion at one of the universities listed below:

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   Master of Theological Studies (MTS)   comprehensive profile   Theologische Hochschule Friedensau
comprehensive profile   M.A. International Social Sciences   comprehensive profile   Theologische Hochschule Friedensau
  Theology   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
  Religious Studies   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
  Politics, Philosophy and Religion     Lancaster University
  Religion and Society     Durham University
  Philosophical Theology     University of Oxford
  Interreligious Relations     De Montfort University
  Sacred Music     Liverpool Hope University
  Diplomacy and Religion     Lancaster University
  Study of Religion     Bangor University
  Religious Studies     Lancaster University
  Religion (Canterbury and Paris)     University of Kent
  Philosophy of Religion and Ethics     University of Birmingham
  Theology and Religious Studies     University of Nottingham
  Public Theology     University of Chichester
  Systematic Theology     University of Aberdeen
  Bible and the Contemporary World – Distance Learning     University of St Andrews
  Christian Ministry     University of Roehampton
  Religious Studies     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Religions, Society and Education (Christian Education)     University of Warwick
  Religions and Theology     University of Manchester
  Eastern Christian Studies     University of Oxford
  Theology & Religious Studies Research     King's College London
  Christian Ministry     University of Chichester
  Jewish Studies     Liverpool Hope University
  Ministry Studies (Aberdeen)     University of Aberdeen
  Systematic and Historical Theology     University of St Andrews
  Education Leadership &Management & Religious Education     Liverpool Hope University
  Theology, Religion and Philosophy of Religion     University of Cambridge
  Buddhist Studies     University of Oxford
  Israeli Studies     SOAS, University of London
  Applied Theology     University of Oxford
  Religions of Asia and Africa     SOAS, University of London
  Theology and Religious Education     Liverpool Hope University
  Education and Religious Education     Liverpool Hope University
  Religious Studies     University of Nottingham
  Theology and Religion (Research)     University of Birmingham
  Theology and Religious Studies     Bangor University
  Classical Indian Religion     University of Oxford
  ...     ...


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