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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Arts - Religious Studies

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Arts - Religious Studies

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    17,900 CAD

  • Application fee

    100 CAD

  • Years of study

    4 years

  • PGWP Duration

    3 years

  • Min required GPA

    70 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-January-2023 01-January-2023
Winter-January 01-May-2022 01-May-2022
Spring-May 01-September-2022 01-September-2022

Overview

Bachelor of Arts - Religious Studies

Do you want to read the Bible more profoundly and more precisely? 

Are you curious about world religions or philosophies that have shaped human history?

With Crandall University’s Religious Studies programs, you’ll learn how to understand Christianity within a global religious context using a variety of scholarly disciplines. 

They focus on Christianity but connect with the world’s religions using various academic approaches.

There are two majors available in the Department of Religious Studies: Biblical Studies and Religious Studies.

In Biblical Studies, you’ll see the Christian Bible in its context, develop a grasp of the languages in which it was written, dig deeply into the history that shaped its writing, and learn how properly to apply the Bible to current issues.

In Religious Studies, you’ll look at various religions and philosophies, learn how they connect to and interact with Christianity, and gain a better understanding of religion’s influence on culture.

In sum, Religious Studies programs provide students with a fresh, deep, and considered appreciation for the Christian faith in the context of the world’s religious options.

 

Program Highlights:

You’ll have the opportunity to dig into the context and content of the Bible, the Christian faith, and other religions in conversation with renowned scholars and teachers who bring a wide range of personal and professional experiences to the classroom. 

Here is a place where you can ask your most challenging questions about life's most significant issues and get reliable, insightful answers.

Smart cost estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$28,712

Total costs

yearly

$7,248

Cost of living

1 person

$3,564

Accommodation

1 bed room

$17,900

Tuition

1 person

Academic requirements

International applicants must have completed a preparatory program that leads to university entrance in their own country.

Generally, an academic language arts course and a minimum of four additional university-preparatory courses are required.

Secondary school applicants need to have achieved in their final year of schooling an average of 70% (5 best scoring academic subjects).

Applicants who are looking to transfer from another post-secondary institution are required to have an overall GPA of 2.0 (on a 4.3 scale).

 

China 

  • Qualifications: A letter grade of C or higher for transcripts includes a “D grade” or a letter grade of B or better for studies that don’t include a “D grade” on their A-F scale.
  • Academic standing: Upper Middle School Graduation Certificate with official English language translation.

 

India

  • Qualifications: A First class or 60% and above.
  • Academic standing: Year XII (12). They also accept Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE) and Council for Indian School Certificate (CISCE) tests and would require a B1 or 3 Pass with Credit.

 

Iran

  • Qualifications: 14 or higher on a 1-20 scale.
  • Academic standing: Peesh-daneshgahii

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
21
listening
21
writing
21
speaking
21
reading

PTE

56
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Duolingo English Test (DET): Minimum score of 105 

Note: Applicants from Student Direct Stream (SDS) countries are requested to provide an IELTS – Academic which will be required for your Study Permit application.

 

Applicants who meet Crandall University’s academic requirements but have not provided proof of English language proficiency may be granted a conditional offer of admission

Students may complete a university-preparatory English language program at a partner Language Centre: McKenzie College or Atlantic Canada Language Academy.

 

Atlantic Canada Language Academy:

CourseIntensityLessons per WeekCourse Duration (Weeks)Entry Level (IELTS)
General EnglishBasic 20202-524.0 - 7.5
General EnglishIntensive 25252-524.0 - 7.5
General EnglishSuper Intensive 30302-524.0 - 7.5
Business EnglishIntensive 25252-125.0 - 7.5
IELTS PreparationIntensive 2525255.0 - 7.5
IELTS PreparationSuper Intensive 3030305.0 - 7.5
Cultural Activity ProgramIntensive 25252-524.0 - 7.5
English for Academic Purposes (University Pathway Program)Basic 202012-245.0 - 7.5

 

Applicants must provide sufficient proof of English language proficiency before a full offer of admission may be granted. 

Students may also choose to study in their home country and retake their language test.


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