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Theology (1year)

Radboud University

12 months
16000 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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In this one-year Master's programme in Theology at Radboud University you will study the broad Catholic Christian tradition. You will discover the public relevance of Christian beliefs and doctrines in contemporary society and will learn to identify and intelligently discuss theological influences across a range of perspectives such as economics, the arts, law, history, philosophy, spirituality.

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Programme overview

The Master's specialisation in Theology focuses on the relevance of theology for contemporary society and the emancipation of underrepresented groups in society. Radboud offers a diverse and ecumenical space for training theologians and scholars of Christianity. You can choose from a variety of specialisations, including Biblical Exegesis, Practical Theology, Church History, Systematic Theology or Christian Spirituality.

What will you learn?

  • Gain a theoretical understanding into the relevance of theology for contemporary society
  • Learn to identify and discuss theological influences in everyday life

  • Apply knowledge and understanding to contemporary social issues

  • Get valuable experience in designing, conducting an presenting research

Career prospects

Graduates with an MA in Theology are employed in various leadership positions in dioceses, religious congregations, universities, and colleges, or start working as researchers, policy makers embraced by all fields, educators, pastoral care workers, or spiritual counsellors. Other professions include journalism, museum curators, creative industries, and archives.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

September intake:

Non-EU/EEA applicants 

  • 1 April: Final deadline

EU/EEA applicants  

  • 1 July: Final deadline




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed Bachelor’s degree in Theology or a related area, which is equivalent to a Dutch WO Bachelor.
  • A proficiency in Hebrew and Greek: In order to take part in the 'Biblical Exegesis' specialization, you need to have a basic knowledge Hebrew and Greek. Students need to be able to show, in the form of successfully completed electives or degrees that they have the required proficiency. In order to take part in the other specializations (Practical Theology, History of Church and Theology, Systematic Theology), knowledge of Hebrew and Greek is not required.
  • A proficiency in English
  • Due to the COVID-19 outbreak which has led to the temporary closure of test centres, Radboud University currently also accepts the iBT TOEFL Special Home Edition. For all other questions regarding the coronavirus please visit our FAQ.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Nijmegen

800 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


  • We have a number of scholarships available only for international Master’s students. You can find the full list, including details about eligibility requirements and how to apply, on the university's website

  • Please do note, that most of these scholarships are not fully funded. The Radboud Scholarship Programme (RSP) is the only scholarship that offers both fully and partially funded scholarships.

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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