Second Cycle Programmes    (Master's Degree)
Master (with thesis) - Institute of Social Sciences - Philosophy and Religious Sciences - Religion Sociology
General Description  |  Key Learning Outcomes  |  Course Structure Diagram with Credits
General Description ^
Qualification Awarded
MA in Sociology of Religion
Specific Admission Requirements
Candidate shoud hold BA in theology or social sciences
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
no special arrangement excepf for holding a BA degree
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Should have BA in Social sciences or theology
Profile of The Programme
One year is for the courses and one year for writing MA thesis
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
It is a requirement for PhD
Access to Further Studies
to PhD Programmes
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
should have the grades determined by the Instutute of Social Sciences of Marmara University
Graduation Requirements
success in written exams of courses in the first year, and writing an MA thesis in the second year
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Prof. Dr. Zeki Arslantürk, Marmara University- Faculty of Divinity, Mahir İz Cd., number: 2, Bağlarbaşı Uskudar, ıstanbul
Key Learning Outcomes ^
1 Preparatory works on the sociology of religion with the West and the Islamic world.
2 Systematic sociology of religion and the birth and development as an independent scientific discipline.
3 Positivist philosophy and evolutionary theories of the leading representatives of religion.
4 Classical sociologists (Durkheim E., K. Marx, M. Weber, etc.). theories of the sociology of religion and opinions.
5 After the second half of 20thcentury, developments in the field of sociology of religion.
6 Dine on the historical, psychological, sociological, phenomenological and structural approaches to understanding
7 Methodological information related to the ownership of Philosophy and Religious Studies.
8 Form of scientific knowledge in the field of Philosophy and Religious Studies, data collection, literature review, analysis and synthesis skills.
9 Scientific or doing group work in accordance with the rules of scientific research techniques and ethical competence to produce scientific knowledge.
10 Theoretical and methodological knowledge and skills in the field of applied research can
Course Structure Diagram with Credits ^
T : Theoretical P: Practice