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Intercultural Theology

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Dutch, English
24 months
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Netherlands Government
Type of institution
Research University

Program description

The main emphasis in the two-year Master's programme in Intercultural Theology in Nijmegen is on research on Christian belief in contemporary society. The tension between universal truth claims within belief system

The programme is broad and in the first year you establish which aspects you wish to accentuate. In the second year, you specialise further and select your profile. You may graduate in any subject within that profile, as long as you meet the following criteria: In year one, you choose eight modules including at least one from each of the three groups listed below. In the second year you choose six modules, at least three of which must belong to the group in which you will write your Master's Thesis. You can choose the same subjects as the ones you studied in the first year, because the content changes each year. In addition, you can choose a number of elective subjects. Groups 1) The Literary/historical group, which includes the modules: Exegesis of the Old Testament, Exegesis of the New Testament, Church History and Theology & Spirituality. 2) The Systematic group, which includes the modules: Philosophy of Religion, Fundamental Theology, Dogmatics and Theological Ethics 3) The Practical / Religious Studies group, which includes the modules Practical Theology, Liturgy, Intercultural Theology, Religious Science/Theology and Gender (these topics change every year).

About Radboud University Nijmegen

Radboud University Nijmegen is one of the best performing Dutch universities in the international university rankings. It currently holds 127th place in the Times Higher Education ranking and is ranked 136th in the QS ranking.

Radboud University Nijmegen has seven faculties and enrols over 17,500 students. Its personal style of teaching ensures that there is plenty of opportunity to work closely with instructors and fellow students in small seminars.

One of the main strengths of education and research at Radboud University Nijmegen is the way it forges cooperative links across disciplinary boundaries and the continuous exchange of ideas with others working in related areas.

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Admission requirements

Language requirements

CAE: C1, CPE: C1, IELTS overall band: 6, TOEFL paper based: 1, TOEFL computer based: 213, TOEFL internet based: 80

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