University of Aberdeen
Religion and Society
The programme will provide students with an advanced sociological understanding of the reciprocal interactions of religion and society, with particular focus on the modern West. The programme is ideal either for those looking to pursue doctoral studies in the area, or for those who wish to continue their professional development, drawing upon their experience in parish, congregational and community development, or religious education.
A relevant Honours degree of at least 2.1 standard. Applicants without this qualification may be admitted subject to having an alternative qualification, or an approved level of work experience, appropriate to the field of study. English proficiency is required.
1st half-session: Advanced social theory; qualitative sociology. 2nd half-session: Religious belief and practice in the modern world; elective option. Summer: Dissertation.
Examination is exclusively by means of course work and continuous assessment. Students will be permitted one resubmission of failed work, but no resubmission of the dissertation. For the award of the MSc in both full and part time modes, there is a requirement also to complete a 15,000-word dissertation under supervision from the course team.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees)||4 months|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||4 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,000 per Whole course (home fees)||24 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 13,000 per Whole course (overseas fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|King's Campus||Aberdeen||AB24 3FX||Scotland|
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