Master in Theology

VID Specialized University

Program Description

Master in Theology

VID Specialized University

The theology programme offers a full range of courses and degrees in theology, some of which are required for ordained service in the Church of Norway: B.Th., M.Th., Cand.theol., and Exam in Practical Theology and Ph. D.

The Master degree programme in theology is offered in English. It is a two-year intensive academic course of study, 120 ECTS credits. The master degree programme is designed to accommodate students from both Norway and abroad, especially from cooperating institutions and churches in developing countries in order to offer an opportunity for them to specialize academically in some theological discipline.

A major element of the master programme is the writing of a master thesis on academic terms. In the M.Th. programme the thesis work represents 30 credits. Each student works under the supervision of a tutor. The master programme also include a considerable reading and instruction programme (90 credits).

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Entry Requirements

Applicants to the master programme must document a B.Th. degree from a recognized institution of higher education, or an equivalent educational basis approved by the MHS.

Proof of English language competency:

All students whose first language is not English must prove their English language competency by completing the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or by holding a passing grade from a Norwegian Upper Secondary School (videregående skole). Results should be sent directly to MHS. The MHS institution code for forwarding TOEFL test reports is B464.

In some circumstances we will accept test results from other methods of examination. If you have completed a qualification where English was the primary language of instruction, you may be eligible for an English language exemption.



Last updated September 5, 2016
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This course is Campus based
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Aug. 2017
Jan. 2018
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2 years
Full time
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Norway - Oslo
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Norway - Oslo
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