You will explore the impact of local and global socio-economic and political developments on religion, and how religion contributes to such developments.
A staff member whose research interests in religion matches yours best, will act as your supervisor throughout the programme.
A degree in Theology and Religious Studies (research) at University of Groningen provides a perfect background for:
- admission to PhD programmes at national and international institutes and universities;
- positions outside academia for which academic research skills are required;
- positions as civil servant, advisor or policymaker with local and national government;
- teaching positions.
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- Theories of Religion and Culture
- Specialization modules
- Field-specific research skills
- Philosophy of Science in the Study of Religion and Culture
- Generic academic skills
- 24 months
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Religious Studies & Theology View 24 other Masters in Religious Studies & Theology in Netherlands
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- After selection based on the motivation letter, the grade list and other information, an interview with the student is part of the procedure.
- On average, grades for Bachelor-2 and Bachelor-3 courses should be 7.5 or higher (on a scale of 1 to 10). The quality of the bachelor's (or master's) thesis is very important.
- A grade list of the marks of your bachelor's degree programme with an explanation of the followed courses. The bachelor's programme must have been completed at a pace and with results that warrant the expectation of successful completion of the Research Master's programme in two years.
- Bachelor's degree in Theology, Religious Studies, Arts (e.g. International Organizations, Middle Eastern Studies, Philosophy), Political Sciences or Social Sciences (e.g. Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology).
International13500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13500 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA2168 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Groningen
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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