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Religion and Theology Degrees

Religion and Theology Degrees

The terms Religious Studies and Theology are often used synonymously. This, however, gives a false picture of the true meanings of the words and fields of study. What separates Religion Studies and Theology is largely the factor of belief. Religious studies have a far more secular and scientific approach to the study of religions.

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Masters in Theology and Religious Studies: Peace, Trauma and Religion
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Master's degree
Amsterdam, Netherlands
VU Amsterdam offers a unique academic entrance into a most important field of peace & justice studies, trauma healing and...
MA Theology and Religious Studies: Religion and Cultural Heritage
University of Groningen
Master's degree
Groningen, Netherlands
You can advise or write policy documents on heritage subjects, such as the preservation of old churches or the distribution...
MA in Theology and Religious Studies: Religion and Pluralism: Ancient & Modern
University of Groningen
Master's degree
Groningen, Netherlands
As a graduate you can become an adviser and policymaker on inter-religious issues and multicultural society. You may work in...
Religion, Culture and Society BA (Hons)
University of Central Lancashire
Bachelor's degree
Preston, England
Religion, culture and society have long had far-reaching influence on educational, political and social issues. On this course, you’ll stretch...
Religion Culture and Society MA
University of Central Lancashire
Master's degree
Preston, England
Development and expansion in undergraduate studies in religion and belief, together with the expansion of national and international ‘faith awareness’...
Religion Culture and Society BA (Hons) Sociology BA (Hons)
University of Central Lancashire
Bachelor's degree
Preston, England
Religion, culture and society have long had far-reaching influence on educational, political and social issues. On this course, you’ll stretch...
Religion Culture and Society (Foundation Entry) BA (Hons)
University of Central Lancashire
Bachelor's degree
Preston, England
During your Foundation Entry Year you will study a mixture of core modules on essential academic skills, alongside subject based...
Masters in Theology and Religious Studies: Leadership
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Master's degree
Amsterdam, Netherlands
There is enormous demand for good leadership in all types of organizations, from faith communities to other third-sector organizations and...
MA Theology and Religious Studies
Leiden University
Master's degree
Leiden, Netherlands
This multi-disciplinary Master’s  programme allows you to focus on either religion, culture and society in general or more specifically on...
Masters in Theology and Religious Studies: Exploring a Discipline
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Master's degree
Amsterdam, Netherlands
“Exploring a Discipline” is especially suitable for students that are eager to obtain in-depth expertise in a particular theological sub-discipline...
Masters in Theology and Religious Studies: Building Interreligious Relations
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Master's degree
Amsterdam, Netherlands
In an age of globalization, a need has arisen for inter-religious dialogue in politics, education and business. This specialization enables...
MA in Theology
Radboud University Nijmegen
Master's degree
Nijmegen, Netherlands
The Master’s program in Theology has a strong emphasis on career prospects by allowing students to focus on one professional...
MTh Science of Religion and Missiology
University of Pretoria
Master's degree
Pretoria, South Africa
The MTh Science of Religion and Missiology is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The Theology...
Master's Degree in Science of Religions: History and Society
Universidad de La Laguna
Master's degree
San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Spain
The pursuit of knowledge regarding different religions is becoming more important. In the 21st century there have been a variety...
Masters in Theology and Religious Studies (RM)
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Master's degree
Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Faculty of Theology’s Master of Arts in Theology & Religious Studies (research), is a two-year research Master’s degree comprising...
MA Theology & Religious Studies: Religion, Conflict and Globalization
University of Groningen
Master's degree
Groningen, Netherlands
How are religion, conflict and peace related? How does globalization affect local religious traditions? How do religious and secular actors...
MTh Science of Religion and Missiology (Coursework)
University of Pretoria
Master's degree
Pretoria, South Africa
The MTh Science of Religion and Missiology (Coursework) is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The...
BA Religious Studies
University of Groningen
Bachelor's degree
Groningen, Netherlands
Care (Spiritual carer at a care institution, independent therapist) Policy & Management (policy officer / advisor with a government institution,...
Theology & Religious Studies M.A. (research)
University of Groningen
Master's degree
Groningen, Netherlands
Religion and culture form a challenging field of interdisciplinary study. This Research Master's offers you a thorough training in the...
Masters in Theology and Religious Studies: Media
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Master's degree
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Across the globe, religion holds sway over the public debate, and has become part of popular culture. This specialization enables...
MA Biblical and Religious Studies
University of Pretoria
Master's degree
Pretoria, South Africa
The MA in Biblical and Religious Studies is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The Faculty of...
Bachelor in Jewish and Israeli Studies
Palacký University Olomouc
Bachelor's degree
Olomouc, Czech Republic
This bachelor program from Palacký University Olomouc aims to bring an academic and research perspective to Jewish and Israeli topics, looking...
Masters in Theology: Specialization Divinity
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Master's degree
Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Theology: specialization Divinity education program at VU University Amsterdam in the Netherlands allows students to specialize in one of...
Masters in Theology: specialization Contextual and Cross-Cultural Theology
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Master's degree
Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Theology & Religious Studies aims to train academic professionals who specialize in the role of religion and theology in...
MPhil Applied Theology
University of Pretoria
Master's degree
Pretoria, South Africa
The MPhil Applied Theology is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The Theology Masters is a full-time...
MTh Practical Theology (Coursework)
University of Pretoria
Master's degree
Pretoria, South Africa
The MTh Practical Theology is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The Theology Masters is a full-time...
MDiv Theology
University of Pretoria
Master's degree
Pretoria, South Africa
The MDiv Theology is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The Theology Masters is a full-time postgraduate...
MTh Practical Theology
University of Pretoria
Master's degree
Pretoria, South Africa
The MTh Practical Theology is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The Theology Masters is a full-time...
Masters in Theology: Specialization Pentecostal Studies
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Master's degree
Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Masters in Theology: Pentecostal Studies at VU University Amsterdam in the Netherlands is a theological education program which focuses...
MSc in Values-based Practice: Faith Communities
University of Glasgow
Master's degree
Glasgow, Scotland
The MSc in Faith Communities at the University of Glasgow is intended to develop critical understanding and key skills in...
MA Biblical and Religious Studies (Coursework)
University of Pretoria
Master's degree
Pretoria, South Africa
The MA Biblical and Religious Studies is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The Biblical and...
Bachelor in Theology, Religion, and Philosophy of Religion
The University of Cambridge
Bachelor's degree
Cambridge, England
The BA program Theology, Religion, and Philosophy of Religion is increasingly important in a world where religious belief is a driving...
MTh Dogmatics and Christian Ethics
University of Pretoria
Master's degree
Pretoria, South Africa
The MTh Dogmatics and Christian Ethics is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The Theology Masters is...
MTh New Testament Studies
University of Pretoria
Master's degree
Pretoria, South Africa
The MTh New Testament Studies is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The Theology Masters is a...
MTh Old Testament Studies
University of Pretoria
Master's degree
Pretoria, South Africa
The MTh Old Testament Studies is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The Theology Masters is a...
MTh Youth Ministry (Coursework)
University of Pretoria
Master's degree
Pretoria, South Africa
The MTh Youth Ministry (Coursework) is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The Theology Masters is a...
MTh Dogmatics and Christian Ethics (Coursework)
University of Pretoria
Master's degree
Pretoria, South Africa
The MTh Dogmatics and Christian Ethics is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The Theology Masters is...
MTh New Testament Studies (Coursework)
University of Pretoria
Master's degree
Pretoria, South Africa
The MTh New Testament Studies (Coursework) is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The Theology Masters is...
MTh Old Testament Studies (Coursework)
University of Pretoria
Master's degree
Pretoria, South Africa
The MTh Old Testament Studies is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The Theology Masters is a full-time...
MTh Pastoral Family Therapy (Coursework)
University of Pretoria
Master's degree
Pretoria, South Africa
The MTh Pastoral Family Therapy is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The Theology Masters is a...
MTh Church History and Church Polity (Coursework)
University of Pretoria
Master's degree
Pretoria, South Africa
The MTh Church History and Church Polity is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The Theology...
MTh Church History and Church Polity
University of Pretoria
Master's degree
Pretoria, South Africa
The MTh Church History and Church polity is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The Theology...
Bachelor of Science in Religion
Eastern New Mexico University
Bachelor's degree
New Mexico, United States of America
Eastern New Mexico University offers a Bachelor of Science in Religion programme. The Department of Religion at ENMU offers all...
Masters in Philosophy of Management & Organizations
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Master's degree
Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Masters in Philosophy of Management & Organizations at VU University Amsterdam in the Netherlands is an education programme which...
Biblical Studies & Christian Ministry
International Career Institute
Diploma program
Online / distance learning
Through this distance learning course by ICI, participants will gain the theoretical knowledge required to become a practitioner in theology....
Master of Theological Studies
Australian Catholic University
Master's degree
Multiple (5)
The Master of Theological Studies at Australian Catholic University in Australia is an education programme through which students gain advanced...
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Religious studies or Science of Religion as it is also referred to, is the scientific study of religions, their history and development. Theology often takes a far more subjective view point, and aims to gain a better understanding of one's own or another's religion. Often the purpose of theological study is to defend and justify a religion, or help to find ways in which it can develop and grow within the modern world.

In today's society, although religious belief and its significance in some areas of the world is declining, religion is still very much part of the global culture. Such issues as religion and gender, religion and politics, and religion and power are all hot topics, and the cause of many conflicts. The study of religion offers the opportunity to increase yours and others' understanding for the different roles religion takes in different societies. How you choose to focus your studies is completely up to you, and the possibilities that open up as a result of your knowledge are endless

Stuyding Religion and Theology

Religious studies help its students to deepen their knowledge of different religions, and to see their significance in different aspects of society. Nowadays, religious studies are often offered as a part of a joint degree with for example sociology, anthropology or psychologypolitical studies or even business. Not all universities offer religious studies and theology as a part of the curriculum. As a general rule, the older the school, the more likely it is to have a department in the field. The study of religion, both in the scientific and theological sense, is also more wide spread in certain countries. For example Germany, Great Britain and the United States have a larger number of institutions with well credited religion and theology departments.

Careers within Religion and Theology

Depending on which direction you choose with your studies, different career opportunities will open up for your future. A clean Theology degree, most often leads on to a career as minister or religious leader in your community/church/house of worship. A joint degree in religious studies, however, opens up a broad array of career possibilities within any of the following fields: