RELIGIOUS STUDIES MA
|Course Duration / ECTS||4 semesters / 120 ECTS|
|University degree||Master of Arts (MA)|
|Faculty||Faculty of Catholic Theology|
|Study ID||D 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.
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?
|8 obligatory modules||48 ECTS|
|3 optional modules||30 ECTS|
|Optional subjects||12 ECTS|
|MA thesis||25 ECTS|
|MA examination||5 ECTS|