Master's Degree in Religious Studies in Aberdeen City in United Kingdom

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Religious Studies

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

Religious studies is an academic area that explores the history and modern issues of different religions. Most programs will focus on Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Buddhism, and how they have been the foundation for traditions around the world.

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

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Master in Religious Studies

University of Aberdeen
Campus Full time Part time August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

Religious Studies is among the University's most active and successful research disciplines, making a major contribution to the outstanding performance of Divinity and Religious Studies in the 2008 RAE. With excellent library resources and a large postgraduate community, Religious Studies offers an ideal environment for you to make a successful postgraduate career. [+]

Master in Religious Studies

Research Degrees: MRes, MLitt, PhD or DMin in Religious Studies

Background

Religious Studies is among the University's most active and successful research disciplines, making a major contribution to the outstanding performance of Divinity and Religious Studies in the 2008 RAE. With excellent library resources and a large postgraduate community, Religious Studies offers an ideal environment for you to make a successful postgraduate career.

Applicants to the MPhil or PhD must provide a detailed research proposal and two academic references from their most recent academic institution.

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Master in Religious Studies

University of Aberdeen
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen + 1 more

The taught degree of MLitt gives students the opportunity to study Religious Studies at a more advanced level than that for an undergraduate degree, whether as an end in itself or as appropriate preparation for further postgraduate research. [+]

Master in Religious Studies

Programme Length: MLitt Religious Studies, 12 months full-time or 24 months part-time if visa permits

Aims

The taught degree of MLitt gives students the opportunity to study Religious Studies at a more advanced level than that for an undergraduate degree, whether as an end in itself or as appropriate preparation for further postgraduate research. Religious Studies focuses more on the issues of the origin and function of religion than on the issue of the truth of religion. All religions are treated on a par, and sociological, economic, anthropological, and psychological topics are commonly considered. At the same time primary texts are studied, ideally in their original languages, and the history of the religions studied is considered indispensable.... [-]