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Religion, Health and Wellbeing MA


University of Groningen    Theology and Religious Studies

Full time September MA 1 year full time

About the course

How does work contribute to wellbeing? What role does religion and spirituality play in our experience of health and wellbeing? How does the biomedical focus of current healthcare practice affect us?

This interdisciplinary degree programme examines what it means to be ill or healthy in diverse, individualized and highly technological societies, from psychological, cultural, ethical, and political perspectives. Not only does religious diversity influence how we try to recover or maintain our health, it also influences what we think 'health' is in the first place and what we consider meaningful work.

This track within the Master's Programme in Theology and Religious Studies, has three specializations:

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Entry Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Theology, Religious Studies, Arts, Philosophy or Social Science (e.g. Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology). Depending on your former study and courses a reading package will be provided. We assume that you are aware of the concepts and theoretical discussions outlined in this literature. Students with another bachelor's degree can be permitted via a bridging programme.


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Scholarships

The Talent Grant is financed by the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies. The scholarship is aimed at international students from OUTSIDE the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their Master’s in Theology and Religious Studies. The EEA consists of the EU countries and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

Students from countries outside the EU/EEA who have been admitted to one of the tracks of the Master's programme in Theology & Religious Studies:

MA Religion and Pluralism: Ancient & Modern;
MA Religion, Conflict and Globalization;
MA Religion and Cultural Heritage.
Candidates should:

Hold a non-EU/EEA passport and will not be eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans (" Studiefinanciering ")
Have obtained conditional admission to one of the three MA tracks in Theology and Religious Studies;
H ave excellent academic performance and grades during their bachelor/ undergraduate studies;
Not have already obtained a master’s degree from an educational institution in the Netherlands;
Have excellent English language proficiency, in accordance with the admission requirements of the program;
Be available for the whole period of the programme and be able to take part in the entire programme;
Confirm in writing their agreement with the of the grant when awarded with the Talent Grant.

Value of Scholarship(s)

4000 EUR

Eligibility

* € 4,000 for one year
* for excellent international students from OUTSIDE the European Economic Area (EEA). The EEA consists of the EU countries and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.
* deadline: 1 March

Application Procedure

To apply for the Talent Grant, you should fill in the application form and add the following documents:

1. Copy of your University of Groningen (conditional) admission letter to the MA Theology and Religious Studies programme from the Admission Board;
2. Recommendation letter by a PhD or Professor from your current/last degree programme;
3. Transcript of Records from your current/last degree programme;
4. Letter of motivation (in Word) of a maximum of 500 words, in which you indicate why you believe you should be considered for this grant;
5. Curriculum Vitae.

Specifications
* € 5,000
* for excellent international students from OUTSIDE the European Economic Area (EEA). The EEA consists of the EU countries and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.
* deadline first call: 1 February
* deadline second call: 1 May
* All applicants for the second call will be placed on the reserve list. You can apply for this second call between 2 February 2018 and 1 May 2018. You can only apply for one call (first or second call).
*you can apply for the scholarship only after you have received an admission offer from the University of Groningen

Value of Scholarship(s)

5000 EUR

Eligibility

The Holland Scholarship is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences. The University of Groningen offers Holland Scholarships to international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their master’s in Holland. The EEA consists of the EU countries and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. Please note that students from Switzerland and Suriname are not eligible to apply.

Application Procedure

* You can apply for the scholarship after you have received an admission offer from the University of Groningen for one of the programmes mentioned in this list.
* Send an email to msd@rug.nl with your; (1) application form, (2) admission letter, (3) letter of motivation and (4) Curriculum vitae.
* The deadline for the first call is 1 February 2018 (23:59 CEST).
* There is also a second call. All applicants for the second call will be placed on the reserve list. You can apply for this second call between 2 February 2018 and 1 May 2018 (23:59 CEST). You can only apply for one call (first or second call).
* Please note: incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration. Carefully read how to apply and make sure to attach all required documents to your application.


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