Religious Studies, M.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    14750
    Tuition (Year)
    6500
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language

About

This is a broad programme for anyone interested in the academic study of religion. Students take five taught modules each assessed by a 5,000 word essay.

Programme Structure

You will study a range of modules as part of your course, some examples of which are listed below.

Year 1

    Core

    • Theory and Methods in Postgraduate Studies

    • Studying Religion

    • Dissertation (Standard)

    Optional

    • Independent Study Module

    • Religion and Psychoanalytic Thought

    • Religion and Popular Culture

    • Nineteenth Century Religious Thought

    • Spirituality: Asian Perspectives

    • Classical Islam

    • Buddhism and Society

    • Religion and Conflict (distance learning)

    • Faith Debates: Religion, Society and Politics (distance learning)

    Information contained on the website with respect of modules is correct at the time of publication, but changes may be necessary, for example as a result of student feedback, or staff changes, or new research.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • An upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent.
  • IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 14750 International
  • GBP 6500 EU/EEA

Part Time (per year):£3,250

Funding

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