The MA in Religion & Contemporary Society combines Sociology & Anthropology of Religion to focus on key issues, from religion in public life to globalization, fundamentalism, and modern spirituality. Encourages research on major traditions (Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism) and new movements. Master skills and knowledge ideal for careers in public policy, journalism, academia, education, etc.
- Unrivalled location gives you access to cosmopolitan and vibrant religious traditions.
- Close links and regular fieldwork trips to religious centres and communities in London offering many opportunities to examine the religious experience of living communities.
- Unique opportunity to engage in study of a variety of religious groups and movements within and outside the major traditions (Christianity, Judaism and Islam) in the contemporary world.
Dr Marat Shterin
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, two years PT, September to September.
Graduates apply their skills in a range of professions, such as academic careers in departments of Theology, Social & Political Sciences, journalism, business, international relations, teaching, government, mass media, and religious institutions.
Year of entry 2013