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Master's Programme in TheologyTil toppen


The Faculty of Theology offers a Master's programme in Theology that lasts two years and comprises 120 ECTS points. The Master's programme in Theology expands upon the insights and skills acquired on the bachelor programme. The teaching will mainly be in small groups in order to facilitate a high degree of student participation, and the programme presupposes to a great extent the student's ability to work independently.

Successful completion of the programme confers the right to the title Master of Theology (in Danish: Cand. Theol.)

Graduates of the Master's programme are qualified to carry out a broad spectrum of tasks in the church, culture and society. A Master of Theology will have completed the study programme required of anyone who, having followed the Pastoral Seminar's teaching programme, seeks a job as a minister in the Danish National Church. Graduates are also qualified to apply for the PhD programme.

Admission to the Master's programme in Theology takes place twice a year (1 September and 1 February. The deadlines for applications are 15 August and 15 January. Information about access requirements is available in the curriculum. Please use this application form.

Information about the programme's curriculum and about courses, etc. is available on the Study Information System's Theology web pages.

You are also welcome to contact us, in person or via phone or e-mail, with any questions you might have. Student counsellors and administrative personnel are available to offer advice.

The Master's programme in Theology comes under the Board of Studies for Theology.

The Master's Programme in The Religious Roots of EuropeTil toppen

The Faculty of Theology offer a Master's Programme in The Religious Roots of Europe, which lasts two years and comprises 120 ECTS points. The programme will be avaible from September 2009.

The Master's Programme in African StudiesTil toppen

The Faculty of Theology offers a Master's programme in African Studies, which lasts two years and comprises 120 ECTS points. As of 1 September 2008, this programme will be available in English.

The Master's programme in African Studies is largely based on social science and humanities disciplines, and aims to provide the student with basic insight into Africa's social development and cultural and religious conditions. The programme also includes the opportunity to learn an African language (Swahili). The teaching will mainly be in small groups in order to facilitate a high degree of student participation, and the programme presupposes to a great extent the student's ability to work independently.

Successful completion of the programme confers the right to the title MA African Studies (in Danish: cand.mag.)

Graduates of the Master's programme will be qualified to seek employment in areas relevant to Denmark's relationships with African and other Third World countries, whether in Denmark or stationed abroad. Graduates are also qualified to apply for the PhD programme.

Admission to the Master's programme in African Studies takes place once a year (1 September). Information about access requirements is available in the curriculum. Please use the application form.

Information about the programme's curriculum and the courses offered is available from the Centre for African Studies.

You are also welcome to contact us, in person or via phone or e-mail, with any questions you might have. Student counsellors and administrative personnel are available to offer advice.

The Master's programme in African Studies comes under the Board of Studies for African Studies.