The University of Aberdeen MSc in Religion and Society provides a unique opportunity for postgraduate study in the sociology of religion. Taught by well-known leaders in the field, the programme provides students with study in both the sociological study of religion and training in advanced sociological methods. This programme is ideally suited for anyone considering the pursuit of doctoral studies in sociology of religion, and also provides a broad-base of social-scientific skills that are both marketable and useful for those pursuing careers either in government or in the third-sector.
COURSES Semester 1 Qualitative Sociology: Philosophy and Methods Advanced Social Theory
Semester 2 Religious Belief and Practice in the Modern World Optional Course The Comparative Study of European Societies Dimensions of Globalisation Sex. Gender, Violence: Critical Approaches Quantitative Sociology: Philosophy & Methods Post-Conflict Justice and Peace building Global Conflict and Peace Processes