Graduate Programs

The MA program in Religious Studies at the University of Regina maximizes our faculty resources. 

Students are encouraged, but not required, to complete their research on a comparative topic. 

The emphasis on the comparative study of religion enables students to engage in research that has a thematic focus and that spans more than one tradition.

The comparative focus of our graduate program is not based on the notion that all religions form a unity, nor is it based on the assumption that all religions are alternative paths to the same transcendental goal. 

The comparative emphasis enables students to investigate and analyze the various ways that different religions, at particular times and in particular spaces, have categorized similar phenomena and 'solved' similar problems.  

Although this type of study can sometimes be more difficult and require more scholarly rigour, when well done, it is also academically rewarding.