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Political Theology

Course
Master’s level
7,5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
50%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-24860
Tuition
Full education cost: 10 750 SEK
First payment: 10 750 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

More information about tuition fees

Application closed, late application opens 15 December 2020.

Study pace
50%
Time
Mixed time
Location
Location independent
Study form
Distance
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-24861
Tuition
Full education cost: 10 750 SEK
First payment: 10 750 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

More information about tuition fees

Application closed, late application opens 15 December 2020.

About

It is sometimes said that we live in a post-secular age, and that
questions regarding religion and politics have a new urgency. What
resources can theology provide for interpreting modern society and its
history?

This course considers the interplay between religion and the
development of the secular political order, philosophical and
theological arguments for and against faith-based political engagement,
the political role of churches, the philosophical and anthropological
presuppositions of politics, and theology’s critical potential.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or University studies equal to a Bachelor’s degree, including an approved Bachelor thesis of at least 15 credits. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 5/English A from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.