Master of Arts (M.A.)

McGill School of Religious Studies

The purpose of the M.A. (thesis) degree is to encourage advanced study and research in one of the disciplines of religious studies for those who wish to become scholars or teachers, or will be engaged in some field of religious or public service. The M.A. without thesis is intended to ensure a student’s well rounded exposure to several religions …
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Master of Sacred Theology (S.T.M.)

McGill School of Religious Studies

Non-Thesis (45 credits) ATS Accreditation: The S.T.M. program is approved by the Association of Theological Schools in the U.S. and Canada. The normal requirement is 2 years (of 2 terms each) of full-time study. Students are permitted to take the S.T.M. over a period of 12 full months (three terms) but must first meet with …
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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

McGill School of Religious Studies

Bachelor of Arts programs in the School of Religious Studies explore the many cultural, historical and political issues related to both Eastern and Western religions, and to religion in comparative perspective. Majors and minors in Religious Studies are available, as well as honours and joint honours programs in Religious Studies. Students frequently combine Majors and Minors …
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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

McGill School of Religious Studies

Program information The purpose of the Ph.D. program is to engage students in advanced academic studies, normally in preparation for an academic career. The community of graduate scholars in this program is engaged in a broad spectrum of critical research involving any number of interdisciplinary approaches conducted on a number of different religious traditions. The …
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Bachelor of Theology (B.Th.)

McGill School of Religious Studies

A wide-ranging and comprehensive introduction to the Christian tradition, suitable for those with previous degrees and those without. The Bachelor of Theology degree gives students a deep understanding of the Christian tradition. This degree includes study of the Bible and Biblical languages, Christian history, theology, philosophy of religion, and ethics. It also provides students with …
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