Religion - Masters

City Student Scholarships Category Duration Admission Requirements Education Institution
Copenhagen, Aarhus, Odense SU berettiget Masters 2 year Gymnasiel University of Copenhagen
Aarhus university
University of Southern Denmark
City Copenhagen, Aarhus, Odense
Student Scholarships SU berettiget
Category Masters
Duration 2 year
Admission Requirements Gymnasiel
Education Institution University of Copenhagen
Aarhus university
University of Southern Denmark

Religion can be an exciting area to deal with when all people have an opinion about the subject. There are also many different religions and orientations of the different religions that have impact on the communities affected by the religions. Much culture is mixed so much with religion that it can be difficult to see where one begins and the other ends.

Master's degree in Religion is rated for two years and there are 3 lines, where you can choose one of the following subjects to specialize in:

- Religion History
- Christianity History
- Religion Sociology

Common to the three lines is that you work intensively with the tool subjects such as anthropology, sociology and psychology to understand the role of religion in a larger perspective, but also in relation to the individual.

Religion History trades, as the name suggests, the religions history. You have the option to choose a religion historic area to focus on. The only requirement is that you choose three additional themes that you are studying cross-cultural - simultaneously read sources and original writings in the original language. That means you can run into texts in Latin, Greek, Arabic, Italian, German, Indian or English. It will also be beneficial to know about some of these languages.

Christianity History focuses on the development of Christianity from the New Testament over the Reformation and Christianity announce the 21st century. You read about various important periods such. Luther's 95 Theses on the Wittenberg church in 1517 that led to the Reformation or the great religious wars as the Thirty Years War between Catholics and Protestants. Special focus is on the 19th and 20th centuries.

Religion Sociology teaching in applied sociology of religion theories and methods of source material to achieve greater understanding of religions and their movement.

Job Opportunities

When you are finished as a candidate in Religion can be teacher of religion at the university or become employed in various industries have different religions that do, such as Between samvirke or Danmission.

In addition, you become a researcher, religion historian or writer.

Special admission requirements

Bachelor's degree with religion as a core subject.