Religion, Society and Global Issues

This master's programme is based on courses in social sciences and religious studies. It focuses on religion and society in an increasingly global and multicultural world.

Language of instruction

4 semesters (120 ECTS)

This programme will not be offered from the autumn semester 2019. The programme will be replaced by MA Religion in Contemporary Society.

The study program is based on courses in social sciences and religious studies. An essential part of the program is to give insight into the different ways by which religion is shaped by various local and regional social conditions. The program aims at developing the knowledge acquired at the bachelor's level, in order to give a more profound understanding of the relationship between religion and society in a global perspective.

Job opportunities
This program aims at providing education for positions within research and education, as well as within Norwegian and international institutions and organizations, where knowledge of religion in an international and global perspective is required. It is also relevant for positions of leadership within the public and private sector.

The Master's degree qualifies for further studies on the PhD level. The Master's program is a two-year academic course of study.

This study programme does not have an English description. Please go to the Norwegian version of this page for the Norwegian description!