Catholic Theology (Mag. Theol.)
What will I learn?
The diploma degree course in Catholic Theology imparts knowledge from all disciplines of theology: philosophy, as well as biblical, historical, methodical and practical theology. Students learn various academic methods to interpret Bible texts and traditional texts. By doing so, they strengthen their ability to argument and judge in discussions about the church and society. They also deepen their knowledge about other religions, spiritualities and Weltanschauungen. They reflect the changing cultural contexts of faith in a globalized world. Graduates are qualified to enrol on a doctorate degree course in Catholic Theology.
What makes Salzburg so special as a place to study?
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.
Which career opportunities do I have?
Manifold occupations in ecclesiastical institutions such as parishes, child and youth work, adult education, hospital chaplaincy, media work, NGOs, etc.
Course Duration / ECTS: 10 semesters / 300 ECTS
University degree: Magister of Theology (Mag. theol.)
– Matura or school leaving certificate (e.g., Abitur (GER), GCE levels (UK), Diplome du Baccalaureat de l’Enseignement du Second Degre (F), Titulo de Bachiller (E), Attestat (RSF)), which is comparable in length and quality to the Austrian Matura.
– Students may have to take supplementary examinations in Latin and Greek within the first semesters of their degree course.
Language of instruction: German ( Proof of language proficiency)
Dates and Deadlines:
– The dates and deadlines change every semester.
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