29 MA Degrees in Religious Studies 2020

An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.Students who are interested in studying how religions differ may want to pursue a religious studies program. Depending o… Read more

An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.

Students who are interested in studying how religions differ may want to pursue a religious studies program. Depending on the program, students may focus on the existence of God, ethics and the relationship between religions.

MA Degree in Religious Studies

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Madison, USA

This is one of the most urgent questions of our time—and a complicated one with no easy answers. For those ready to tackle it, the Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.) degree i ... +

This is one of the most urgent questions of our time—and a complicated one with no easy answers. For those ready to tackle it, the Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.) degree invites you to study the world as it is shaped by religious inheritances, ideas, passions and ways of life. -
MA
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Lincoln, United Kingdom

Our Theology & Religious Studies Masters course will take you on a journey from the religious worlds of the great Western traditions to the mystical world of the ancient E ... +

Our Theology & Religious Studies Masters course will take you on a journey from the religious worlds of the great Western traditions to the mystical world of the ancient East. It will cover the burning contemporary issues that surround Religious Studies today and delve into life’s great questions. You will be able to explore the ideas and curiosity that have gripped the human race from the time we began to decorate the walls of our caves until the time we launched ourselves beyond our stratosphere and into outer space. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Leuven, Belgium

The Master of Arts in Theology and Religious Studies (120 ECTS – 2 years) equips you to teach, lead organizations and churches, and participate in current theological debates ... +

The Master of Arts in Theology and Religious Studies (120 ECTS – 2 years) equips you to teach, lead organizations and churches, and participate in current theological debates relevant to Church and society. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 

The School fosters critical thinking and explore the wider cultural and historical context of Buddhism in individual regions of Asia.

The School fosters critical thinking and explore the wider cultural and historical context of Buddhism in individual regions of Asia. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Ramat Gan, Israel

This two-year M.A. program will grant you the basic tools for the scientific study of the Hebrew Bible. The program will be taught entirely in English by leading experts.

This two-year M.A. program will grant you the basic tools for the scientific study of the Hebrew Bible. The program will be taught entirely in English by leading experts. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Leuven, Belgium

Theology students today are faced with the momentous task of contributing to modern culture. This requires a thorough and interdisciplinary academic training. With this in min ... +

Theology students today are faced with the momentous task of contributing to modern culture. This requires a thorough and interdisciplinary academic training. With this in mind, the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies insists on developing well-rounded and highly trained scholars with critical minds. The two-year Research Master equips students to function as experts in Church and society and prepares them for further research specifically oriented towards the Doctoral Program in Theology. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
San Francisco, USA

Our program aims to help students cultivate the knowledge and wisdom to respond to the contemporary ecological crisis from integral and transdisciplinary perspectives.

Our program aims to help students cultivate the knowledge and wisdom to respond to the contemporary ecological crisis from integral and transdisciplinary perspectives. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Utrecht, Netherlands

The Research Master's program in Religious Studies is a challenging, research-oriented program that prepares you for participation in current debates in the international comm ... +

The Research Master's program in Religious Studies is a challenging, research-oriented program that prepares you for participation in current debates in the international community of scholars of religion and to make your own contributions to the field. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Groningen, Netherlands

The MA in Religion and Pluralism, Ancient & Modern was chosen as the best MA program in Theology and Religious Studies in the Netherlands. It offers an integrated approach ... +

The MA in Religion and Pluralism, Ancient & Modern was chosen as the best MA program in Theology and Religious Studies in the Netherlands. It offers an integrated approach of religious pluralism, politics, and their many global interfaces, with a focus on the historical context of modern societies. Our program is taught by internationally recognized experts in the field, with expertise in various religions. You are going to study at a non-denominational university, and receive the opportunity to pursue your own research interests. -
MA
Full-time
12 months
English
01 Sep 2020
01 May 2020
Campus
 
Leiden, Netherlands +9 More

The master's programme in Religious Studies at Leiden University gives you the opportunity to explore a broad spectrum of religions and their manifestations from a comparative ... +

The master's programme in Religious Studies at Leiden University gives you the opportunity to explore a broad spectrum of religions and their manifestations from a comparative perspective. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Feb 2020
Campus
 
Birmingham, United Kingdom

The MA in Theology and Religion is designed to accommodate the study of religions and spiritualties, past and present, and prepares you for professions which depend upon an ad ... +

The MA in Theology and Religion is designed to accommodate the study of religions and spiritualties, past and present, and prepares you for professions which depend upon an advanced understanding of how religious histories, ideas, texts, and practices permeate all societies. It also provides ideal preparation for further research at the doctoral level. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
01 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Lethbridge, Canada

Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, or East Asian Religions, provided they closely align with the expertise of our departmental members. Our members might also s ... +

Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, or East Asian Religions, provided they closely align with the expertise of our departmental members. Our members might also supervise MAs in other areas aligned with their ongoing research projects. Please consult the profiles of the individual professors, or contact them directly for such distinctive areas of research. For instance, some faculty conduct research on Buddhism in the West, mysticism, near-death experiences, and modern nondual spirituality. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
24 - 48 months
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Washington, USA +2 More

EUCLID offers two closely related programs associated with its recognized expertise and intergovernmental mandate in the field interfaith studies and diplomacy.

EUCLID offers two closely related programs associated with its recognized expertise and intergovernmental mandate in the field interfaith studies and diplomacy. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
Online
 
London, United Kingdom

The MA Religions of Asia and Africa at SOAS offers the premier postgraduate curriculum in the UK for the study of the religions of Asia and Africa. It covers a wider range of ... +

The MA Religions of Asia and Africa at SOAS offers the premier postgraduate curriculum in the UK for the study of the religions of Asia and Africa. It covers a wider range of religious traditions than most comparable programmes, whether in the UK or abroad: Buddhism in nearly all its doctrinal and regional varieties, Asian and African Christianities, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Shinto, Taoism, Zoroastrianism as well as the local religious cultures of Asia and Africa. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
28 Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
Winchester, United Kingdom

MA Death, Religion and Culture explores the way in which death is the only inevitability of life. This universal reality is understood differently by different cultures and re ... +

MA Death, Religion and Culture explores the way in which death is the only inevitability of life. This universal reality is understood differently by different cultures and religious -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online