King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Religion in Contemporary Society

This programme combines sociology and anthropology of religion to focus on key issues, from religion in public life to globalisation; fundamentalism; and modern spirituality; it encourages research on major traditions (Christianity; Islam; Judaism; Buddhism) and new movements.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent), usually, but not necessarily, in a humanities subject; applicants with relevant background acquired by informal routes are welcome.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

1 scholarship awarded each year by the King�s theological trust to a student from a country where the opportunity to pursue a theology degree is not normally available and for whom sources of finance are not available: the student must already have been accepted to study in the department; the Trust additionally makes a number of minor grants to students: 2 Walton scholarships (approximately �4,500 each year); otherwise: AHRC; graduate school and school of arts and humanities scholarships and bursaries.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 8,520 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 17,040 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 4,260 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 8,520 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Strand Campus Westminster WC2R 2LS South East

Key information

Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts and Sciences Admissions (CASA)
Telephone number: 
020 7848 2765/2232