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Rice University

M.A. On Campus
12 months
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20000 USD/year
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About

The M.A. program in Religion at Rice University provides a broad background in the study of religious currents, including the marginal and transnational, within a strong theoretical framework of the academic study of religion. 

Overview

The M.A. program in Religion at Rice University will be designed to assist students in:

  • acquiring the necessary background and credentials for admittance in competitive divinity and doctoral programs, or
  • developing the skills necessary for other vocational or professional options that do not require a Ph.D., or
  • exploring personal and professional interests

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Romancing religion: narratives of the sacred
  • Introduction to the study of religion
  • Buddhism meditation, art and us
  • Introduction to jewish mysticism
  • Introduction to medieval christian thought
  • Religion and law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Unofficial transcripts from previous colleges and universities. The department will review unofficial transcripts during the admissions process; official transcripts will be required after acceptance into the graduate program.
  • A statement describing the applicant’s educational objectives and intended area of study. Additionally, the statement should discuss any scholarly research, writing, or similar research currently being pursued. Statements should be no longer than two or three pages, double-spaced.
  • The writing sample may be a paper you have submitted for class or an original essay written for the application. There is no page limit.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    20000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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