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The Master of
Theology

is a 120-credit programme offered jointly by the University of Geneva and the University of Lausanne. In order to satisfy the increasing demand for flexibility, a distance learning option is now available: students can decide whether to take each course in the classroom or via our interactive internet platform.
Out of the 7 areas of study in theology, students select 6 and complete a programme of 12 credits within each area.
With the 18 remaining elective course credits, students can reinforce their general training in theology (for example via courses in the 7th area) or specialise in one or two of the proposed areas of study.

AREAS OF STUDY:

  • Old Testament/Hebrew Bible
  • New Testament
  • History of Christianity
  • Systematic theology
  • Ethics
  • Practical theology
  • Religious studies

Directeur de l'IRSE, professeur ordinaire

Ghislain Waterlot

The Master of
Theology

is a 120-credit programme offered jointly by the University of Geneva and the University of Lausanne. In order to satisfy the increasing demand for flexibility, a distance learning option is now available: students can decide whether to take each course in the classroom or via our interactive internet platform.
Out of the 7 areas of study in theology, students select 6 and complete a programme of 12 credits within each area.
With the 18 remaining elective course credits, students can reinforce their general training in theology (for example via courses in the 7th area) or specialise in one or two of the proposed areas of study.

AREAS OF STUDY:

  • Old Testament/Hebrew Bible
  • New Testament
  • History of Christianity
  • Systematic theology
  • Ethics
  • Practical theology
  • Religious studies

The Master of Theology

4 semesters (max. 6 semesters) | 120 ECTS credits
Courses (90 credits):
Area A: 12 credits
Area B: 12 credits
Area C: 12 credits
Area D: 12 credits
Area E: 12 credits
Area F: 12 credits
Options: 18 credits
Dissertation (30 credits)

Programme length

2 years (4 semesters)

Language of instruction

French

Admission Criteria

A Bachelor of Theology or equivalent degree
Enrolment at one of the two faculties of theology (Geneva or Lausanne).
Students enrol at UNIL in odd years and at UNIGE in even years.

Contact Information

Mr Christophe Collaud
T. +41 (0)22 379 74 57
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Mobility

Students may go on exchange regardless of how many credits they have completed at the Faculty. Students may earn no more than 30 credits (or spend no more than one semester) on exchange.

www.unige.ch/exchange

Opportunities

A Master of Theology leads to a number of opportunities in a variety of fields, such as: academic research (doctorate, post-doctorate), ecclesiastical professions (ministry, chaplaincy), social services (marriage counsellor, care, support), the media (journalism, communications), government and non-governmental organisations, the book industry (publishing, bookshops).

Applications

Deadline for the Autumn Semester: 30 April 2018
(28 February 2018 for applicants who require a visa under Swiss Confederation regulations)

Deadline for the Spring Semester: 30 November 2018
(30 September 2018 for applicants who require a visa under Swiss Confederation regulations)

www.unige.ch/enrolment
admissions.unige.ch

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