University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Religious Studies and Global Development

This programme provides the opportunity for advanced study of the engagement between religion(s) and global development. Both programmes enable expertise and skills related to professional work in the development field. The Religious Studies and Global Development programme allows students to pursue a scholarly interest in the socio- cultural and political dimensions of religion(s) in development. The nature of religion(s) as a resource, obstacle and critical participant in development is investigated, as is co-operation between religion(s), aid agencies and local communities.

Entry requirements

Normally 2.1 or above in a 1st degree (BA or equivalent) in religious studies, development studies or another humanities or social science subject. Other subjects will be considered where there is evidence of relevant experience, background or private study in the field of religious studies and/or development.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships are available to International, UK and EU Students. (subject to availability)


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science
Telephone number: 
0113 343 3263