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Religious studies: Master Course

  • Number of credits 15 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Spring Term 2024

About the course

The course provides in-depth knowledge in an optional specialist area within religious studies. The choice of subject in the course is influenced by the sub-subject in religious studies that the student has taken bachelor's courses and/or written a bachelor's thesis in. 

Application and eligibility

Religious studies: Master Course, 15 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2024 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin


15 January 2024


2 June 2024

Study location



English (upon request)

Type of studies

Mixed, 50%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings


Number of other meetings


Outline for distance course

3 meetings online.

For the course, a computer (Windows 10 or later or macOS), stable internet and a headset and webcam are recommended. The possibilities of using the learning platform Canvas via mobile or tablet/iPad are limited. As a browser, Chrome or Firefox is recommended.

Required Knowledge

90 ECTS religious studies/theology of which 15 ECTS religious studies at bachelor's level or teacher training towards the later years of elementary school or upper secondary school where the subject of religion is included.


Academic credits

Application code



Application deadline was 16 October 2023. The application period is closed.

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 23,250

Total fee

SEK 23,250

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