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Master of Arts in Religion

About the Programme

The M.A in religious studies programme is meant to offer highly specialized knowledge in the field to enhance critical awareness of knowledge issues. It is designed to engage the critical imagination of the students and allow for creativeness and innovation. Through the fieldwork, students will therefore be required to apply and demonstrate creativity through innovative researches that will contribute to the advancement of knowledge in religious 

Programme Courses

Year One Semester One

Research Methodology

Phenomenology of Religion

Comparative Religion 

History of Christian Doctrines 

Islamic History 

Islamic Worship, Festivals and Rituals 

African Folklore and Mythology 

African Religion and Philosophy

Religion and Human Rights

History of Christianity in Africa 

Pauline Theology  

Christian Ethics 


Year One Semester Two


Theories of Religion 

Religion and Science 

Religion and Global Civil Society

Islamic Ethics 

African Worldview 

Conflict Management, Peace and Religion

New Testament in Modern Scholarship 

Modern Trends in Christian Theology

African Religion and Social Transformation 

Youth and Women in Religion