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Theology, Religion, and Society

MF offers a bachelor programme in Christian theology and the study of religion and society.


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3 years (180 ECTS)

​Application deadline
Feb 1st. Online application opens Nov 1st


Programme structure for H-2016 and H-2017 students  


The Bachelor in Theology, Religion and Society program aims to give you a thorough education in the theological disciplines and contemporary issues related to theology, society, and religion.

Beginning with a foundation of introductory courses, the programme offers a solid understanding of Biblical Studies, Systematic Theology, Church History and Practical Theology. The program builds upon this foundation with intermediate courses in theology and biblical studies, and addresses a wide range of issues from theological, missiological and sociological perspectives, allowing you to develop a deeper knowledge of the Bible and theology in relation to contemporary society.

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Programme structure

Theology, Religion and Society

Biblical Exegesis
(10 stp)
The Bible and Social IssuesConstructive Theology
5.sem.Yet to be establishedChurch in SocietySociology of Religion
Methods and Tools for Biblical Interpretation
(10 stp)
Church in the World: Denominations and Ecumenism
(10 stp)
Judaism and Islam
Christian Initiation: Faith, Baptism and The Holy Spirit
(10 stp)
Introduction to Contemporary Mission Studies
(10 stp)
Introduction to Religious Studies and Hinduism and Buddhism
(10 stp)
Introduction to the History of Christianity
(10 stp)
Introduction to the Social Sciences
(10 stp)
Examen philosophicum
(10 stp)
Introduction to the Bible
(10 stp)
Introduction to Systematic Theology
(10 stp)
Examen facultatum: Critical Thinking and Academic Writing
(10 stp)
Semester.10 ECTS10 ECTS10 ECTS


Bachelor of Theology.

Further studies and career opportunities

Students who complete the Bachelor in Theology program will be qualified for further studies at the Masters level in theology and religion, including all English language Master's degrees at MF - Norwegian School of Theology.

Students will be equipped for service in a wide range of settings within church and society, in a variety of work or volunteer positions. Students are especially prepared to work in churches or organizations dealing with social issues around the globe.

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