MA Religions of Asia and Africa and Intensive Language (Swahili)
Religions of Asia and Africa - The MA Religions of Asia and Africa at SOAS is the premier postgraduate curriculum in the U.K. for the study of the religions of Asia and Africa. It covers a wider range...Read more
As faiths of all kinds navigate their way through a period of great social change, it is more important than ever to possess an in-depth understanding of how faiths interact with each other and society. ...Read more
This course is a research degree that can be studied through distance learning. It has a duration of one year (full-time) or two years (part-time). The programme is tailor-made to suit your interests...Read more
Why choose this course?
The course is a unique opportunity for you to explore the Sikh community and the Sikh faith both in India and the diaspora, with a particular emphasis on the British Sikh perspective. ...Read more
Globalisation and immigration have transformed the religious and cultural landscape in 21st century multicultural societies, leading to many challenges and complexities posed by religion...Read more
Why Study this Programme?
Development and expansion in undergraduate studies in religion and belief, together with the expansion of national and international ‘faith awareness’ initiatives, has resulted...Read more
The Programme focuses on the study and research of the ancient religions, languages and great texts of China. Students will study the ‘ancient wisdom’ of China, which is of great cultural significance...Read more
The MA is studied part-time by following a two-year taught module programme followed by a one-year dissertation module. The taught modules are delivered at residential schools in August, January and May. ...Read more
This course emphasises the importance of understanding the current religious climate and the interrelation of secular and religious communities. We consider the representation of religion in the media...Read more
Philosophy of Religion and Ethics MA/Diploma (Distance Learning)
On the MA Philosophy of Religion and Ethics programme you will explore a variety of questions - for example: Are there shared human values? How do we negotiate different belief systems in pluralistic...Read more
Research in Biblical studies, religious studies or theology will enable you to complete a survey of existing knowledge in your selected area.
Theology and religious studies is a vibrant learning community...Read more
This course will enable you to explore the diversity of global religious and spiritual life.
This course will enable you to explore the diversity of global religious and spiritual life;...Read more
The MA Religion in Global Politics is designed to appeal to policy-makers, analysts, journalists and researchers in either international, national or regional institutions and organisations engaged in...Read more
This MA is designed for students who are concerned about the current environmental challenges faced by our planet and the contribution that religious faith and theology can make within interdisciplinary...Read more
Interfaith Studies (MA) offers a chance for in-depth study of the relationships between faiths and religion in our contemporary world and how these are impacted by historical, philosophical, theological,...Read more
The course has been specially developed to meet the needs of school chaplains working in schools and academies. A diverse and exciting range of modules will enhance your theological, liturgical, spiritual...Read more
This course offers a flexible framework within which you can develop knowledge and skills in Islamic Studies in historical and/or contemporary contexts, and provides an ideal foundation for further research. ...Read more
This Master’s course enables students to deepen and broaden their understanding of Christian theology and its engagement with the contemporary world.
The MA in Theology will allow you...Read more
The MA Buddhist Studies suits students with different academic backgrounds and prospective personal objectives, from those interested in broadening their knowledge of Buddhism as a whole or...Read more
This MA is designed for lay and ordained Christians with significant experience of working (paid or volunteer) in churches, mission agencies or not-for-profit organisations (faith-based or secular),...Read more