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Master's Degree in Science of Religions: History and Society

Universidad de La Laguna
1 year
Full time/part time
Master's degree
San Cristóbal de La Laguna

Program description

Master's Degree in Science of Religions: History and Society

The pursuit of knowledge regarding different religions is becoming more important. In the 21st century there have been a variety of conflicts that have many complex factors that go beyond religion, but are still inevitably linked to it. In order to have peaceful coexistence between cultures, there has to be understanding and respect of multiple identities. 

The Master in Science of Religions: History and Society program provides participants with the knowledge and methods of analysis on different religious traditions of the history of humanity. It also offers management tools for religious diversity in contemporary societies. This Master's program is divided in to two parts and is designed to give students an introduction to the programs topics and then allow them to specialize in an area of their choice. 

Admission requirements

This master is predominantly aimed at individuals who have an interest in cultural events and society occurring throughout history through to the present day. In general, this masters is aimed at those holding an undergraduate degree or diploma from any branch of study (Spanish qualifications or international qualifications); however, that said, those holding any of the following degrees will be given priority: Humanities, History, Law, Political Science, Philosophy, Philology, Sociology, Anthropology, Art History, Information Sciences, Social Work Regarding the competencies that are considered desirable for those undertaking this master, no special requisites have been established beyond those set for any higher education qualification: literacy, analytical skills, synthesis and essay drafting skill, and above all, a thirst for knowledge and an interest in critical reflection.

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Tuition fees

60 ECTS (in 2018/2019: 19,92 € for 1ECTS)


Master in Science of Religions: History and Society

Continuing studies

The Master in Religious Studies: History and Society provides specialisation in the following areas: theoretical and practical research on religions and religious & cultural heritage (doctoral programs in History, State Canon Law, Anthropology, Sociology, Social Sciences, etc.); the design & management of public policy governing religious diversity; training for professionals working in all levels of education (Primary School, Secondary School, Baccalaureate & Higher Education) who teach subjects or content relating to religion/s; the creation of didactic materials for teaching religion at all levels of education; scientific consultation services for public and private institutions regarding multi-faith dialogue

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Universidad de La Laguna

Universidad de La Laguna

The University of La Laguna has exerted an important role in educational leadership, scientific and cultural Canary Islands during its two centuries of history, promoting the progress of our community and contributing decisively to its modernization. According to this tradition,...

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Universidad de La Laguna

Apartado Postal 456
38200 San Cristóbal de La Laguna

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