Religious Studies

Religious Studies

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: April 1, October 1, February 1
Application fee: CA$100
Full-time, Distance & online learning
Intakes: September, January, May
International tuition: CA$23,747
Domestic tuition: CA$7,367

Program overview

As an academic discipline, Religious Studies does not promote nor undermine any particular religion or worldview; it approaches the study of religion as a social phenomenon, recognizing that religions have occupied a very central place in virtually all civilizations. The program focuses on the relationship between religion and culture. It is administered by a Joint Department of Religious Studies, comprised of the departments of Religious Studies from the University of Sudbury, Huntington University and Thorneloe University, all situated on the Laurentian campus.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus
Completely online

Requirements

International students: Senior level English International Baccalaureate minimum score of 28 fulfilled the diploma requirements (six subjects, minimum three at the higher level) International Baccalaureate transcript to the Office of Admissions for evaluation

Career opportunities

An education in Religious Studies will help students develop critical thinking, cross-cultural understanding, open mindedness, and clear communications skills. These skills will contribute to the success of those who plan to pursue Religious Studies at the graduate level, but are applicable to a variety of other professions such as political sciences, law, health care, medicine, education, international relations, journalism, social work, etc. This program will also benefit students who are interested in other fields such as History, Literature, Indigenous Studies, etc.

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