URD’s approach to graduate study emphasises your ability to work independently, while supported by a world-class academic community.
URD offers more than 34 graduate courses in the field of religions and denominations, with courses opening in new areas every year. This includes taught and research courses available for full-time and part-time study, and at every level from master’s to doctorates.
Each graduate course has a dedicated course page on our website, which will provide you with detailed information about the course and how to apply for it. You can browse our graduate courses A to Z or by department.
As a graduate student you'll belong to a department or faculty – a thriving academic community working to advance knowledge in a particular field. Your department or faculty will provide your teaching and supervision, as well as extensive, specialist resources to support your studies. Our departments often collaborate on joint courses and interdisciplinary research projects.
Every graduate student at URD is given an academic supervisor. Throughout your course, you'll receive personalised support and guidance from an expert in your field, helping to guide your programme of study or research.
Students enrolled on full-time courses are subject to the University's residence requirements. Students studying for part-time courses are exempt from these residence requirements.
The University of Religions & Denominations, the first of its kind in Iran, is an offshoot of the Islamic Seminary established to train experts and conduct research in these very fields. While striving to introduce Islam in the light of the teachings of the Holy Prophet’s Household ... more