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  Master of Theology and Religious Studies (Leuven)

KU Leuven    Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies

Full time & Part time September MA 60 ECTS (1 year)
Theology & Religious Studies (34)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the Master of Theology and Religious Studies at KU Leuven. This prestigious programme, rooted in a rich history of nearly 600 years, offers a profound exploration of theology and religious studies. Whether you seek to enhance your theoretical insights or delve into independent research, this master's equips you with expertise for both Church and society. The curriculum is designed to deepen your knowledge through specialisation in five research disciplines, including biblical studies and comparative ethics. You'll also benefit from an interdisciplinary approach to studying the Christian faith tradition in a diverse social context. The programme's flexibility allows for full-time or part-time study, catering to your needs. With access to an extensive theological library and international programmes, you'll be immersed in a vibrant academic environment. Graduates are prepared for diverse career paths, from academia to pastoral care, thanks to the programme's emphasis on research, critical thinking, and communication skills. Join us at KU Leuven and unlock your potential in Theology and Religious Studies.

About the course

Looking to build on your Bachelor's degree in Theology or Religious Studies? Or perhaps you are engaged in pastoral work and seeking to deepen your theoretical insights? Where better than at KU Leuven, where theology has been taught and practised for nearly 600 years?  

The goal of this master's programme is to expand and deepen students' initial education in theology and religious studies, whether obtained at KU Leuven or elsewhere. It prepares students to engage in independent research in the various domains of theology and religious studies and equips them to function as experts in Church and society.

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Entry Requirements

Students who have successfully completed a bachelor’s degree in the field of theology or religious studies at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies or have completed an equivalent programme of seminary formation may be granted admission to the master’s programme without further requirements.

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