Religion - Bachelors

City Student Scholarships Category Duration Admission Requirements Education Institution
Copenhagen, Aarhus, Odense SU berettiget Bachelors 3 year Gymnasiel University of Southern Denmark
University of Copenhagen
Aarhus university
City Copenhagen, Aarhus, Odense
Student Scholarships SU berettiget
Category Bachelors
Duration 3 year
Admission Requirements Gymnasiel
Education Institution University of Southern Denmark
University of Copenhagen
Aarhus university

The vast majority of people and communities in the world are affected more or less by religion, which also makes the subject interesting study and it offers many facets.

Religion has been a central part of human history and our culture is inevitably been influenced by the dominant religion. Religion also helps to define who we are through example. ethics, morality and ethnicity. If you choose to study religion, and you will be working with the great religions such as Christianity, Judaism, Indian religions and Islam in their earliest forms, in their historical developments and their contemporary forms.

In the study of religion, you also get a through knowledge of the world's major religions and religious phenomena like cult victim, shamanism, prophet-Semitism, ministries, myths, legends, holiness and impurity.

At the same time you will learn what the various religions are of importance for the individual and for society. You will need to undergo courses in the sociology of religion, psychology of religion and philosophy of religion. The study is relatively free, which means you can choose to study for example. mythology, self-development or North American Indians' nature religions.

You have the opportunity to work with questions like "What is religion?" and "What is the place of religion in a democratic society?". You get to work with the religions genealogy and historical development, as well as the influence religion has had on different communities decor and cultural influences.

You get to draw parallels from the past perception of religion to the location that religion occupies in today's society and political life. The humanities disciplines using the methodology include historical research and source criticism, sociology, anthropology, statistics and a bit of archeology.
Note that the Bachelor's degree in Religion goods 3½ years unlike the normal undergraduate programs, lasting 3 years.

The goal of the program is that you as a graduate can be critical approach to religious issues, as well as teach religion at school, university or private employees.

Job Opportunities

Teacher, cultural mediator, cultural advisor, consultant, researcher, integration expert, journalist.