A bachelor programme which focuses on Christian theology and the study of religion and society.
The Bachelor in Theology, Religion and Society (BTRS) programme equips students to understand, reflect on and engage with theological, religious and social issues in the contemporary world. Our aim is to give you a solid understanding of the Christian theological tradition and how it is used to make sense of the world today, to develop your knowledge of religious and social phenomena in the world, and to encourage the exploration of the relationship between theology, religion and society at the academic level.
BTRS is designed to give you a strong foundation of knowledge in Christian theology and tradition. Building upon this foundation, you will be offered courses in religious studies and the social sciences, designed to widen your understanding of the way academics work with topics related to religion. Upper-level courses combine different aspects of these three core disciplines and offer you a variety of themes and perspectives on how religion and theology function in society. During the course of the programme you will be challenged to reflect on your own beliefs and convictions, assess and evaluate historical and contemporary issues, and develop your own opinions on a wide range of topics.
General admission requirements are described on the GSU-list (http://www.nokut.no/en/Facts-and-statistics/Surveys-and-databases/GSU-list/). Applicants have to meet the general admission requirements (except proficiency in Norwegian) in order to be eligible for admission.
Applicants who meet the minimum admission requirements will be ranked according to their level of written English proficiency. Your chances to be admitted will depend on your level of English proficiency. Hence, ALL applicants must document their proficiency in English. See details on http://www.mf.no/en/admission
Online application to MF Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society
Deadline for international applicants: February 1st
Deadline for applicants with Norwegian and Nordic citizenship: June 1st
Students who complete the Bachelor in Theology program will be qualified for further studies at the Masters level in theology and religion, including all English language Master's degrees at MF - Norwegian School of Theology.
Students will be equipped for service in a wide range of settings within church and society, in a variety of work or volunteer positions. Students are especially prepared to work in churches or organizations dealing with social issues around the globe.