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Master's Degrees in Religious Studies

The department offers a range of opportunities for postgraduate study in the area of Religious Studies, including opportunities for interdisciplinary study with other subjects in the department.

Students who take a Master's degree in Religious Studies come from a variety of backgrounds with many diverse interests. Some may have recently graduated from BA programmes in religion or theology, or from other subjects within the humanities and social sciences, and are keen to study aspects of religion in some depth. Some may have taken a break from their chosen profession to pursue their interest in religion as a global phenomenon, or have an interest in one or more religious traditions

Master's Degrees in Religious Studies

How to Apply

Applications should be made through MyApplications, our online applications system for most postgraduate courses taught at Lancaster University. 

Applying for postgraduate study
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The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) provides a variety of funding opportunities for Master's and PhD students.

Postgraduate Funding