Theology & Religious Studies (research) MA


University of Groningen    Religion, Culture & Society

Full time September MA 2 years full time
Theology & Religious Studies (34)

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Are you fascinated by the intricate connections between religion and society? The Theology & Religious Studies (research) MA programme at the University of Groningen offers a unique opportunity to delve into the dynamic relationships between religion, culture, and global developments. Taught by world-class experts, this programme allows you to explore how religion is embedded in historical and present-day contexts. With small class sizes and intensive supervision, you can tailor your own research profile by choosing from four specialization routes. This Research Master's programme also provides a solid foundation for pursuing a PhD or a career in academia, government, or teaching.

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How can we interpret the influence of religion on local and global developments? What are the relationships between religion and other cultural domains such as science, philosophy and politics?

In this Research Master's Programme you will study how religion is embedded in present-day and in historical cultural contexts. 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.

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Entry Requirements

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.

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.

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