The MA in Religion is designed to be both in-depth and flexible so that you can tailor your course to suit your interests whether that's contemporary religion, Biblical studies, Systematic Theology or Social Science based theology.- the choice is yours.
Choose from a wide range of optional modules covering different elements of religion and society and undertake some in-depth research into an area you're interested in with your dissertation which will be supervised by an expert member of our teaching team.
We strongly believe that teaching and research should be closely related. All our teaching staff are therefore research-active, many enjoying international reputations as leaders in their fields. Our commitment to original research means that we can introduce students to new discoveries in a diverse range of fields being explored by our staff.
If you are a full-time student, each week we will provide six to eight hours of teaching through lectures and seminars. We will expect you to undertake 34 hours of independent study.
If you are a part-time student, each week we will provide two to four hours of teaching through lectures and seminars. We will expect you to undertake 17 hours of independent study.
Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work.
Your performance will primarily be assessed through coursework, and occasionally written examination. Forms of assessment may typically include essays.
This course is primarily taught at the King’s College London Strand Campus. Please note that locations are determined by where each module is taught and may vary depending on the optional modules that you select.
As a capital city, home to a mix of people of hugely diverse backgrounds, London will offer you tremendous opportunities as a student of religion. Numerous religious groups with very different beliefs, rituals, practices and religious art exist nearby. Our central location means we have access to such unrivalled resources as the National Archives, the British Library, the British Museum, the National Gallery, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and Lambeth Palace Library, to name only a few.
King’s College London is regulated by the Office for Students.