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Masters degree in History of Religions offer advanced study of the historical development and movements of religions across the globe, and their influences on various cultures.
Related subjects include World History and Social History. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject such as Religious Studies or Cultural studies.
Religious History is a vast subject, with many research opportunities available to postgraduate students in this field. Spanning over 5,00 years of human history, these courses offer the opportunity to combine theory and methodology from fields such as Archaeology, Anthropology, Philosophy, and History.
Popular topics for study include the origins of intentional burial and their rituals, the significance of art and architecture in religious practise, and the dynamics of gender within religious observance.
You may also explore significant historical events, such as the Christianisation of the West during the reign of the Roman Empire, or the role of the Silk Road in spreading Buddhism.
Careers in this field may include roles in academia such as teaching or publishing, roles within heritage institutions such as museums or archives, or even the media including journalism and broadcasting.
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This program focuses on the history of the modern Middle East and includes intensive Literary Arabic study. Students deepen their knowledge of this dynamic region and gain insight into the different aspects of the Middle East. Read more
The HDip Arts. Study of Religions gives you an intensive course in the study of religions. The course will appeal to those who have a degree, but have not previously studied religions to degree level. Read more
The MA Religions of Asia and Africa is in the first place a rewarding cultural and human experience. It is designed both as an end qualification in itself and as a platform preparing students for more advanced graduate work. Read more
The MA Religions of Asia and Africa is designed both as an end qualification in itself and as a platform preparing students for more advanced graduate work. Read more
The Certificate in the Study of Religions, which may be taken full-time over one year or part-time over two or three years, consists of 4 units from the current Study of Religions list of undergraduate courses, chosen in consultation with the student’s Personal Tutor, and approved by the Head of Department. Read more
The M.A. program in Religious Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder offers an opportunity for rigorous, intensive scholarship on a wide variety of topics and themes within the academic study of religion. Read more
Parish churches are religious, historical, artistic and archaeological monuments. Read more
This programme is for students who wish to develop expertise in biblical studies, including those who want to prepare for a PhD. Its emphasis is on adding depth and breadth to expertise in biblical languages. Read more
This flexible programme looks at the Christian past from a variety of perspectives – theological, philosophical and historical – and provides options for special study of themes from the early church to modern times. Read more
The MA in Theology and Religion serves both the specific needs of those focused on progressing towards doctoral research and looking to continue relatively broad-based studies in Theology and Religion to Level four, perhaps in support of a career in teaching. Read more