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Theology and Religious Studies

University of Groningen

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12 months
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12500 EUR/year
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About

Everyone has an opinion on religion, but few people can interpret this complex phenomenon accurately. The Theology and Religious Studies programme at the University of Groningen trains you to become a specialist in the field of religion and culture.

Overview

The Theology and Religious Studies programme at the University of Groningen focuses on the relationship between religion, culture and society. You will learn to understand and analyse their dynamics.You can choose from four specializations:

  • Religion, Conflict and Globalization
  • You will acquire knowledge of the relationship between religion, conflict and peace building.
  • Religion and Cultural Heritage
  • Specialization in material and immaterial heritage
  • Religion and Pluralism, Ancient & Modern
  • Focus on the relations among Jews, Christians, and Muslims in the antique world and how these relations have formed our modern society.
  • Religion, Health and Wellbeing
  • Examines what it means to be ill or healthy in diverse, individualized and highly technological societies.

Job prospects

With a degree in Theology and Religious Studies, you can work as an advisor or policymaker. You can find a job in the media and in journalism, or enter the field of education. You can also pursue a research career at a university or research institution. As a spiritual caregiver you can work in care facilities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Religion, Conflict and Globalization
  • Religion, Health and Wellbeing 
  • Religion and Pluralism, Ancient & Modern
  • Religion and Cultural Heritage
  • Master's Honours Programme: "Leadership: making the difference'

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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.
92
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Theology, Religious Studies or in a related field of Arts, Philosophy or Social Sciences (e.g. Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology) Students with another bachelor's degree may be admitted via a bridging programme

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2083 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2083 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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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