Master's Degree in Religious Studies in Asia

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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.

Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.

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Master Current Challenges In Pastoral Practice

Universidad Pontificia De Salamanca
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Salamanca

This is an annual refresher course and training in Practical Theology which offers a deeper analysis and criteriology for work in the pastoral area. [+]

Masters in Religious Studies in Asia 2017. Program Description This is an annual refresher course and training in Practical Theology which offers a deeper analysis and criteriology for work in the pastoral area. bioethics, family, education, social life, offering training paths response to the great challenges that society directs the Church in the fields of pastoral action, of spiritual life and moral reflection is proposed. GOALS In the field of university education (academic), the Master is presented as a refresher course and training in practical theology oriented delve into some of the challenges that society is facing today the evangelizing action of the Church, mainly taking consider the field of bioethics, spirituality, family, education, migration and catechesis. Professional profiles Pastoral religious professionals Curriculum Block 1: Moral Area (12 ECTS) 2nd block: Spirituality and Pastoral Area (15 ECTS) 3rd block: Seminar (6 ECTS) 4th block: Methodology (3 ECTS) Block 5: Memory (24 ECTS) The student, in consultation with the director of the Master, can make a curriculum where different thematic blocks remain defined by the range of courses and seminars Faculty offers at different degrees. He also elect a teacher to accompany him in making a memory of the subject that the student wishes to delve into the subject areas covered by the Master. Methodology The Master has 60 ECTS to be held in solitary face teaching throughout the academic year. In addition to the master classes of different courses, a research seminar and support in conducting a research report will be provided. Duration and price Start date: September 2016 Duration: From September to May Price: 1,500 € Places available: 15 Location: Salamanca Contact: jrmatitofe@upsa.es [-]

Masters Degree In Canon Law Forum For Professionals

Universidad Pontificia De Salamanca
Online Full time Part time 1 year October 2017 Spain Salamanca + 1 more

The increase in recent years of marriage cases that come before the ecclesiastical courts and the disappearance in almost all the Spanish universities, specific training in canon law, [+]

Program Description The increase in recent years of marriage cases that come before the ecclesiastical courts and the disappearance in almost all the Spanish universities, specific training in canon law, is necessary to provide quality training for those professionals who wish intervene in these cases. This own Master of the Faculty of Canon Law, a course-long, fully on-line, is particularly aimed at those professionals (lawyers, solicitors, notaries, psychologists, psychiatrists, mediators and family counselors) who want to balance their working life with specialized studies in canon matrimonial and procedural law. Training is ensured by the presence of the team of professors from the Faculty of Canon Law, with a long teaching and research career in the subjects they teach. GOALS Address the lack of specialized training in the field of canon law professionals wishing to intervene in matrimonial cases before the ecclesiastical courts and provide quality training. Guide students to acquire adequate knowledge of the most important current problems in the different branches of canonical matrimonial and procedural law. Give students a basic canonical training complete university previous studies and enable them to act before the courts of the Catholic Church as lawyers cast, experts, notaries, attorneys or other related to the administration of justice offices in the Church . Bring these studies to all those who have the ability to take such courses in person or by work or family issues, lack of access to a Faculty of Canon Law at their places of residence or other causes. Professional profiles The Master is particularly suitable for graduates / graduates / graduates in Law, Psychology, Medicine, Social Work, Mediators and Counsellors family. Curriculum Introduction to Canon Law 6 Legal Research Methodology 3 Psychological expert evidence 6 The canonical marriage capacity requirements and solemnities 6 Organization of ecclesiastical courts 6 The canonical marriage Process 6 Special canonical processes 6 Administrative resources 6 Methodology The mode of delivery of the Master is fully online. To the accompaniment of learning students are driven through the efficient combination of different methods of virtual teaching. The tool we used to design learning is a very versatile and easy universal tool in academia, to be used by students: Moodle, web application type Environment Educational Virtual, a management system courses distribution free, which helps educators create online learning communities. Each student has a personal tutor assigned by the school for that resolve all issues that can be found along the way. Description and price Start date: October 2016 Duration: From October to June Price: 2,000 € Places available: 20 Location: Salamanca Contact: admartinru@upsa.es [-]

M.A. Program in the Bible and the Ancient Near East

Rothberg International School
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Israel Jerusalem

This two-year program is designed for students who wish to study contemporary Biblical (Hebrew scriptures) studies, providing grounding in Biblical as well as Modern Hebrew. Students specialize in one of two tracks, "The Bible: Cultural and Historical Context" and "The Bible and the Ancient Near East" [+]

Masters in Religious Studies in Asia 2017. M.A. Program in the Bible and the Ancient Near East Offered in conjunction with the Department of Bible and the Institute of Archaeology and the Ancient Near East This two-year program is designed for students who wish to study contemporary Biblical (Hebrew scriptures) studies, providing grounding in Biblical as well as Modern Hebrew. Students specialize in one of two tracks: The Bible: Cultural and Historical Context. In this specialization, students study the historical, cultural, and geographical context in which the Bible was composed, as well as its impact on later cultural and historical contexts and events. The Bible and the Ancient Near East. In addition to studying the Bible in its immediate regional context, students acquire a sound knowledge of the history and culture of the Ancient Near East, including the study of Akkadian. (Students may also choose to study other ancient languages, such as Egyptian, Ugartic, or Greek.) Courses from the M.A. program are also open to visiting graduate students on a one year or semester basis. Course of Study Track One "The Bible: Cultural and Historical Context" The M.A. program consists of 42 credits over four consecutive semesters, including required coursesin Biblical Hebrew, Akkadian, History and Culture of the Ancient Near East and Introduction to Biblical Literature, as well as elective courses and tutorials. Group tutorials are offered in Biblical Aramaic andTargum Onqalos. First-Year Studies During the first year of studies, students will be expected to take courses that fulfill the following distribution: Biblical Hebrew – Intermediate Reading Courses in Biblical Texts History and Culture of the Ancient Near East Introduction to Biblical Literature and Culture Second-Year Studies During the second year of studies (20 credit hours), students will take the following courses: Biblical Hebrew – Advanced Archaeology of the Biblical Period Exegesis (Midrash/Medieval Commentators) or The Bible in Western Culture Reading courses in Biblical Texts Track Two "The Bible and the Ancient Near East" First-Year Studies During the first year of studies (22 credit hours), students will be expected to take courses that fulfill the following distribution: Biblical Hebrew – Intermediate Akkadian Reading course in Biblical Texts History and Culture of the Ancient Near East Introduction to Biblical Literature and Culture Second-Year Studies During the second year of studies, students will take the following courses: Biblical Hebrew – Advanced Second-Year Akkadian Reading courses in Biblical Texts Archaeology of the Biblical Period Students in either track who wish to study an additional ancient language will, in consultation with their advisor, be able to reduce the above credit load. Hebrew Requirements Students will be expected to attain a sufficient command of the Hebrew language by the beginning of the second year of study (i.e., completion of level Heh) so that they may read scholarly publications and sources in Hebrew during their second year. Students will be expected to complete level Vav by the end of their second year of study. The Hebrew exemption examination (p’tor) is optional for all students and is not a requirement of the M.A. degree. Admission Requirements Qualified students with a Bachelor's degree from accredited institutions of higher education are eligible for admission to the program. Admission is competitive and is based on transcripts and letters of recommendation. Students must have: A minimum of 3.2 ("B") grade-point average or the equivalent A relevant background in Bible studies Biblical Hebrew: at least one year of Biblical Hebrew. Students lacking knowledge of Biblical Hebrew must attend the intensive elementary-level summer course offered at the RIS before commencing the program. Modern Hebrew: be elgilble to enroll in at least level Gimel Hebrew at the beginning of their first year of study. Students who have minimal or no knowledge of Hebrew (levels Aleph-Bet) must attend the Summer Ulpan. Students lacking knowledge of Biblical Hebrew must attend the intensive elementary-level Biblical Hebrew summer course offered in the language at the RIS before commencing the program. Knowledge of English: Applicants are required to submit official TOEFL, IELTS, or Amir scores. The minimum TOEFL score required is 573 on the paper-based test, 230 on the computer-based test and 89 on the internet-based test. The minimum IELTS score is 7. The minimum Amir score is 220 Exempted from this requirement are applicants who have completed a full degree (a minimum of four years) taught solely in English at a recognized institution of higher education. Applicants who have completed a B.A. in English Language and Literature may request an exemption provided that they submit documentation from their university stating that the language of instruction is English. Note: Official documents or test results may be scanned and emailed to Gradmiss@savion.huji.ac.il official documents must be submitted upon arrival. Program ID: Duration: 2 Academic Years See Academic Calendar Application Open: January 1- May 15, 2017 (late applications accepted) See Apply Here Diploma Type: M.A. Degree ... [-]

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.... [-]


Master in Religious Studies

University of Saint Joseph
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Macau China

The Master’s degree in Religious Studies is an inter-disciplinary programme, providing professional, academic guidance, and on site field work in the different Macao religious heritage spots, as well [+]

The Master’s degree in Religious Studies is an inter-disciplinary programme, providing professional, academic guidance, and on site field work in the different Macao religious heritage spots, as well as in historical archives, libraries and museums. Courses focus on the study and interpretation of Asian religions in their theoretical (e.g. beliefs, myths, philosophy), practical (e.g., rituals, practices) and sociological expressions (e.g., groupings). [-]