VID Specialized University is Norway's second largest private university college with 3300 students on four campuses: Bergen, Oslo, Sandnes, and Stavanger. Together we have 480 years of expertise in health sciences, social sciences, and theological studies. We have 50 study programs across the network. VID Specialized University College emerged on January 1, 2016, after the merger between four Norwegian institutions: Diakonhjemmet University College in Oslo and Sandnes, Betanien University College in Bergen, Haraldsplass Deaconess University College in Bergen and MHS – School of Mission and Theology in Stavanger. vid Betanien University College offers clinical studies for international exchange students within the medical and surgical practice, mental health, and home care nursing. Diakonhjemmet University College was established in 1890 as a private, nonprofit college. On this foundation, the accredited higher education institution now comprises about 2300 students and 160 faculties and staff. The core values of the college are summed up in its slogan: “Dedicated to People.” These values also reflect the college’s academic focus, which is solely centered on Health- Social- and Church-related programmes on all levels (Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D.), and supported by ongoing research in all fields. Haraldsplass Deaconess University College (HDUC) is a private, non-profit, Christian, accredited government funded University College in Norway. It is known to a high professional level and student satisfaction. The college focuses on internationalization, and approximately 50% of the bachelor students have a shorter or longer stay abroad during their studies. vid MHS – School of Mission and Theology is a private, specialized university owned by the Norwegian Mission Society (NMS), committed to high-quality education and research related to global perspectives on the church's mission as well as religious and cultural encounters.

Programs taught in:
English

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Master

VID Specialized University

Do you want to learn more about grassroots community development, civil society, diversity, and being an agent and leader for the social change? Our new master's degree p ... [+]

Do you want to learn more about grassroots community development, civil society, diversity, and being an agent and leader for the social change? Our new master's degree prepares students to solve societal challenges in local and global communities.

What will you learn?

Global trends increasingly affect local societies. Both individual citizens and local actors in civil society, religious organizations, churches, welfare, and health services have to adjust to new frameworks and situations of constant change. Are you looking for a future job where you can contribute to sustainable societal development? Do you want to acquire skills that foster cooperation and social innovation?

Starting from the UN sustainable development goals, this master's programme in Community Development and Social Innovation offers a platform for learning about co-operation and leading for change. Candidates will be prepared to initiate and nurture processes of interaction between different cultures and sectors in society (public, private, civil society), between varying secular and religious life stances and between professionals and volunteers.... [-]

Norway Oslo Stavanger
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1
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
VID Specialized University

Would you like a thorough knowledge of theological issues and learn to work independently with theological subjects in an academic context? ... [+]

The study programme has two academic traditions at the centre of its academic approach. First, theology, understood as the historical study of the Bible and the Christian tradition, combined with a contextual approach towards how religious faith and practices are lived out locally and globally today. Second, religious studies, which broadens its scope also towards other religious traditions and other religious texts. Common for the approaches is a common methodological interest for the study of texts and contexts, the interest for religious encounters, and a focus on contextual and lived religion.

Content and Admission Requirements Master of theology and religious studies, specialization in theology ... [-]
Norway Oslo Bergen Sandnes Stavanger  + 1 More
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1
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
Address
184 Vinderen, NO-0319 Oslo
NO-0319 Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Website
Address
Ulriksdal 10
5009 Bergen, Hordaland, Norway
Address
Vågsgaten 40
4306 Sandnes, Rogaland, Norway
Address
Misjonsmarka 12
4024 Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway