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Degree Project, Master of Arts (Two Years), Religious Studies and Theology

Master's level | 15 credits | Course code: RT2902
Autumn 2019
50% Day
Period: 2 September 2019 - 19 January 2020
2 Closed GU-14884
Spring 2020
50% Day
Period: 20 January 2020 - 7 June 2020
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

In this course, the student writes an independent and critical academic work in the form of a thesis. Subject and literature are chosen in dialogue with a supervisor. The process of writing is accompanied by an advanced seminar, where the student present his or her own thesis, as well as act as ‘opponent’ to another student’s thesis. Students must be active in seminar discussions and demonstrate knowledge about scholarly methods and approaches. Since the purpose of the course is the completion of an academic work of good quality, it emphasizes training in the skills of academic writing and the communication of complex theoretical material.

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: One year master degree thesis in Religious studies and/or Theology of 15 ECTS credits and advanced courses in Religious studies and/or Theology of 45 ECTS credits of relevance for the thesis, of which at least 7.5 ECTS credits with a methodological approach, or equivalent. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 5/English A from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS. 

Selection: Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 21 003 SEK
First payment: 21 003 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

Kristina Svensson +46 31 786 4519


Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion
Box 200
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Lundgrensgatan 1B

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