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Religious Studies

Degree type
BA
Language of education
Dutch (100%)
Duration
36 months
Tuition fee EU/EEA
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Tuition fee Non EU/EEA
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Education type
Fulltime
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Accreditations
NVAO
Type of institution
Research University
City
Amsterdam

Program description

The bachelor's degree in Religious Studies centres on the study of religion in the western culture. You can find religion everywhere, for example in art, politics and self-fulfilment. To better understand a culture the study of religions in that society thus provides a good line of approach. You gain insight into Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism. You also learn to analyse various religious phenomena. In this context significant themes like fundamentalism, religion and violence but also religious rituals and dealing with religion are discussed. Religious plurality in the western culture plays a key role. Yet the mutual relation between the western and Arab world is also taken into account. After this training you can enter the labour market or you can opt for a master's degree.

Admission requirements

Language requirements

CPE: C1, IELTS overall band: 6.5, TOEFL paper based: 600, TOEFL computer based: 250, TOEFL internet based: 100

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