Master Theology

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • EUR700 Year (Non-EEA)
  • French
Geneva Summer Schools-University of Geneva | Geneva, Switzerland
<p> The studies required for the Master of Theology (MTh) degree represent the culmination of the second cycle of basic training in theology. They provide extensive knowledge and skills in several branches of theology.</p>

Description of Theology

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The Master of Theology offers five areas of study, of which students must choose three. Courses consist of lectures, seminars, sessions and course work. It should be noted that students who wish to join the ministry must choose practical theology. The programme is designed to provide students with extensive knowledge and specific skills in the various fields of theology.

Areas of study:

  • Bible studies
  • History of Christianity
  • Religious studies
  • Ethics and systematic theology
  • Practical theology

Academic calendar

Programme outline

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Master of Theology

4 semesters (max. 6 semesters), 120 ECTS credits

Courses, 90 credits

Area 1, 30 credits

Area 2, 30 credits

Area 3, 30 credits

Dissertation, 30 credits

Courses in the history of Christianity, ethics and systematic theology are offered at the University of Geneva: those in Bible studies and religious studies at the University of Lausanne; and those in practical theology at the University of Neuchâtel. For more information, visit:

Mobility

Students may go on exchange regardless of how many credits they have completed at the Faculty. Students may earn no more than 30 credits (or spend no more than one semester) on exchange.

Career opportunities

A Master of Theology leads to a number of opportunities in a variety of fields, such as: academic research (doctorate, post-doctorate), ecclesiastical professions (ministry, chaplaincy), social services (marriage counsellor, care, support), the media (journalism, communications), human resources, government and non-governmental organisations, the book industry (publishing, bookshops).

Contacts

Faculty of Theology: Uni Bastions, 5 rue De-Candolle, 1211 Genève 4

Student affairs: T. +41 (0)22 379 74 22 (le matin)

Academic advisors: Bachelor´s, PhD, certificate Mr Christophe Pisteur T. +41 (0)22 379 72 55

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline 30 April
Tuition fee
  • EUR 700 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 700 Year (EEA)
CHF 500 per semester, During the online application process, applicants with a foreign degree will be charged an administrative fee of 65 CHF, to be deducted from the first-semester tuition fees.
Start date September  2015 Deadline for Fall Semester: 30 April 2014 (Students who require an entry visa to Switzerland are strongly advised to apply by 28 February 2014). Deadline for Spring Semester: 30 November 2014 (Students who require an entry visa to Switzerland are strongly advised to apply by 20 September 2014).
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS

4 semesters (max. 6 semesters),

Courses, 90 credits

Area 1, 30 credits

Area 2, 30 credits

Area 3, 30 credits

Dissertation, 30 credits

Courses in the history of Christianity, ethics and systematic theology are offered at the University of Geneva: those in Bible studies and religious studies at the University of Lausanne; and those in practical theology at the University of Neuchâtel. For more information, visit: www.unige.ch/collegetheologie.

Duration full-time 24 months
Languages
  • French
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible

Requirements for Theology

Level of French required

Eliminatory general test and additional written test for non-Francophones with the exception of the following cases:

www.unige.ch/frenchexam

Admission criteria

A Bachelor of Theology or equivalent degree

Enrolment at one of the three faculties of theology (Geneva, Lausanne or Neuchâtel)

Work Experience for Theology

No work experience is required.

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