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Hindu Studies

Graduate Theological Union

24 months
Duration
19200 USD/year
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About

Students in the MA in Hindu Studies program at the Graduate Theological Union will be given opportunities to apprehend the self-understanding of Hindus.

Overview

Key Features

Students in the MA in Hindu Studies program at Graduate Theological Union will study the multidimensional ways in which the Hindu ethos functions, its specific characteristics of non-exclusivity and celebration of internal diversity, and its history of reciprocal illumination with other faith traditions on the Indian subcontinent, as well as its tradition of self-reflective reinterpretation and reform.

In accordance with the interreligious environment of the GTU, the Hindu ethos will be studied in dialogue with other religious traditions in order to deepen understanding of the cross fertilization and profound relationships amongst cultures and faiths while honoring the distinctiveness of each religion.

Programme Structure

Students are required to complete the following courses:

  •  Research Methods
  •  Interreligious Studies
  • Sacred Texts & Their Interpretation
  •  Historical & Cultural Studies of Religion
  • Theology & Ethics
  •  Religion & Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Academic Statement of Purpose
    • Three academic letters of recommendation
    • Official transcripts from each undergraduate and graduate school
    • Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores and TOEFL Exam Requirements
    • Application Fee of $40

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19200 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    19200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19200 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Berkeley

1750 - 2820 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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