Master in Religion, Culture and Society - learning outcomes

The candidate has

  • Advanced knowledge about the relationship between religion, culture and society, relevant sources of knowledge and how these are interpreted and used
  • In depth knowledge concerning research methods applied within this academic field, and the scholarly debate on their content and relevance
  • Advanced knowledge about the interrelationship between religion world-view, culture andsociety

The candidate can
  • Analyse and critically evaluate relevant sources of knowledge about religions and worldviews
  • Analyse current theories, methods and interpretations in religious studies and work independently with both theoretical and practically relevant problems
  • Use relevant research methods in independent scholarly research

Generic competencies:
The candidate can
  • Analyse ethical problems related to the study of religious traditions and practices
  • Apply theoretical and methodological knowledge to a limited research project
  • Communicate knowledge concerning the role of religion in society, and in the life of individuals, in a variety of contexts
  • Discuss the potential role of religious communities as sources of conflict and reconciliation in globalized societies
  • Manage and interpret information with high competence

Kilde: FS

Last updated: 06.07.2020