Core modules explore the relationship between religion, theology and the public sphere in human rights, wealth and wealth creation, terrorism and social justice.
You’ll also gain an understanding of research methods in the humanities and social sciences.
You’ll also select from optional modules focusing on topics that suit your interests, such as philosophy of religion, the links between religion and global development or gender, multiculturalism and more.
With the support of leading researchers, including those working in our Centre for Philosophy of Religion and Centre for Religion and Public Life, you’ll develop a wide range of skills while exploring a subject that is vital for understanding the world we live in.
This Theology and Religious Studies course at University of Leeds will give you a range of in-depth subject knowledge, as well as valuable transferable skills in research, analysis, interpretation, communication and cultural awareness.
All of these qualities are valuable in a wide range of careers. Graduates pursue careers in a variety of sectors including the charity sector, NGOs, education, local government, civil service and policy work, business and legal services, the media and social work.
Many also continue their studies at PhD level, and even pursue academic careers after this.
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- Philosophy and Spiritual Practice
- Sin, Public Discourse and Public Life
- Religions and Global Development
- Contemporary Issues in Religion and Gender
- Muslims, Multiculturalism and the State
- Religion and Society: Research Process and Methods
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- 12 months
- 24 months
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- We recommend that UK/EU candidates apply at least two weeks before the start of the course. International candidates should try to allow at least a month.
DisciplinesReligious Studies & Theology Christian Studies Islamic Studies View 140 other Masters in Religious Studies & Theology in United Kingdom
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Bachelor degree with 2:1 (Hons) in theology, religious studies or another humanities or social science subject.
- Other subjects will only be considered if there is evidence of relevant experience, background or private study in the field.
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If you have the talent and drive, we want you to be able to study with us, whatever your financial circumstances. There may be help for students in the form of loans and non-repayable grants from the University and from the government. The School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science offers a range of scholarships, including full-fee or partial-fee scholarships. The application forms and further information can be found on the University website.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.