An undergraduate degree with 2:1 (or equivalent), usually, but not necessarily, in a humanities subject. We know that relevant background can be acquired by informal routes, and we are delighted to consider all applications. Applicants without experience in the field should consider our Graduate Diploma, especially designed to ease the transition to Theology & Religious Studies from another subject.
Months of entry
Course contentThe MA in Religion & Contemporary Society combines Sociology & Anthropology of Religion to focus on key issues, from religion in public life to globalization, fundamentalism, and modern spirituality. Encourages research on major traditions (Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism) and new movements. Master skills and knowledge ideal for careers in public policy, journalism, academia, education, etc.
Information for international students
For students whose first language is not English please visit our website for further information: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/pg/apply/langreq.html
Fees and fundingSmall grants awarded by the King's Theological Trust to MA students in the department. Two Walton Scholarships, normally awarded to one MA student and one research student. Otherwise AHRC, Graduate School and School of Arts & Humanities scholarships and bursaries, self-funded. For further information, please see our graduate funding page.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions (CASA)
- +44 (0) 20 7848 2765 / 2232
- +44 (0) 20 7848 7200