RELIGIOUS STUDIES MA


Course Duration / ECTS4 semesters / 120 ECTS
University degree Master of Arts (MA)
Faculty Faculty of Catholic Theology
Department Theology
ModeFull time
Study IDD 066 792
Admission Requirements In order to be admitted to the MA degree course
in Religious Studies, students must hold a BA,
BEd or diploma degree in a related field.
Language of instruction German  Proof of language proficiency

What will I learn?

In the MA degree course in Religious Studies students become acquainted with various religions and their essential traditions. They develop an awareness of religions’ complexity and their potential to change. Further contents are the analysis of the correlation between religion and culture and the critical examination of different forms of spirituality and religiousness.


Which career opportunities do I have?

Science/culture/human resources management, library work and publishing, media work, politics and political advice, environment protection and ethics advice, interreligious dialogue, NGOs, working with migrants, etc.


Why Salzburg?

In the centre of one of the most beautiful cities of Europe, the Faculty of Catholic Theology at the University of Salzburg offers you an academic locus which meets the global challenges of modern life. With the Fakultätsschwerpunkt “Theologie interkulturell und Studium der Religionen” (Intercultural Theology and Religious Studies) we focus on different cultural religious contexts and examine the meaning of faith for the modern post-secular society. Our students’ contentment lies close to our faculty’s heart. Small courses, constant support and a personal atmosphere contribute to our students’ well-being.


How is the course structured?

Religious Studies MA
8 obligatory modules48 ECTS
3 optional modules30 ECTS
Optional subjects12 ECTS
MA thesis25 ECTS
MA examination5 ECTS
Total120 ECTS

Contact

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Alexander Zerfaß

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Alexander Zerfaß
Head of the curriculum committee Theology

Universitätsplatz 1, 5020 Salzburg
Tel.: +43 662 8044-2776
Fax: +43 662 8044-0001
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