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Religion, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Winnipeg, Canada
The Department of Religion at the University of Manitoba focuses on three areas of study: religions in the West (especially Christianity and Judaism), religions in the East (Islam, Hinduism, Yoga, Buddhism), and religion and culture. Method and theory is an integral part of our program as is an emphasis on world religions. Courses are mainly tradition based or topics based. 

Overview

We offer a bachelor degree in Religion at the University of Manitoba. Method and theory is an integral part of our program as is an emphasis on world religions. Courses are mainly tradition based or topics based. Our topical courses are comparative, for example, dealing with death and mourning rituals in world religions.

Professional opportunities

  • Teaching
  • Social work
  • Government
  • Foreign service
  • Journalism
  • Publishing
  • Research

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Evil in World Religions
  • Religion and the Media
  • Death and Concepts of the Future
  • Introduction to World Religions
  • Ethics in World Religions
  • Food: religious Concepts and Practices

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    86

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Demonstrate English language proficiency
  • Meet the general entrance requirement based on the country/curriculum of study; the requirements can be found below by clicking the regions or Common International Curricula which include the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the British patterned Education (GCE)
  • Meet program-specific requirements based on program(s) of choice

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16300 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16300 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    4800 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4800 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Winnipeg

  • 1056 - 1650 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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