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Master of Arts
You are interested in the mutual influencing of Church and State and its influence on society.
You wish to obtain more insight in the juridical implications of all these evolutions.
You also wish to study these aspects on a more international level.
You have acquired sufficient basic skills in a bachelor in law and/or theology. You have a profound interest in the interaction between religion and society. In addition you wish to obtain an insight in the way in which the Church's legal system itself follows that evolution and how it formulates this into its proper legislation, destined specifically to grant the Church continuity and stability. You are interested in a future church’s law career.
This master, covering a wide university education in several disciplines, puts a strong emphasis on the church's law, and forms the perfect basis to obtain the two?year Advanced Master's degree ‘Master in Canon Law’.
Because of the nature of the training, the faculty has, in addition to an international faculty, a wide representation of different nationalities amongst the student. Consequently, the international of perspective of this training obtains additional dimensions. Furthermore, some of the teaching methods, where for some courses intense, extended weekends or other condensed working methods are organized, offer supplementary possibilities for intensive contacts both with professors and fellow students from other European and non-European countries. These working methods are furthermore also experienced by the students as a supplementary stimulation and as an opportunity to study in depth both professional knowledge and international collaboration.
The academic training ‘Master in Law, Religion and Society’ is organised around 3 bearings that as such constitute the foundation for interested candidates for the subsequent Master in Canon. The theme of the master thesis is chosen from capita selecta lectures, given by internationally well?known speakers around contemporary actual themes in connection with Church and society.
The Special Faculty of Canon Law has, in addition to an international faculty, a wide representation of different nationalities among its students. Some of the teaching methods include intense, extended weekends or other condensed working methods. These methods imply supplementary intensive contacts both with professors and fellow students from European and non?European countries. Furthermore they stimulate the students to study indepth and offer them a chance to collaborate on an international level.
Masters of Society, Law and Religion hold a general scientific education that put them in a position to take on a wide variety of functions in their professional life. In addition, this master is a prerequisite to start the two?year Advanced Master's ‘Master in Canon Law’. The education in Church Law is further studied in depth in this advanced master. Both degrees together entitle to the canonical degree ‘Iuris Canonici Licentiatum’, having world-wide legitimacy for all specialised offices of Church Law.
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