Bachelor Theology

Theology careers and subsequent Master's programs

When you have finished your Bachelor's in Theology, you will be equipped with a broad range of knowledge and skills and you are an expert in existential questions and in cultural and religious diversity. You can work for example as a consultant in politics, media or business. You can also continue your studies with one of the Master’s programs offered by the Tilburg School of Catholic Theology.

Possible jobs Theology

Most students choose to do a Master's program after obtaining their Bachelor's degree. After completing a Master's program, you'll have favorable career prospects with Theology. You could find work at universities, schools, organizations and penitentiary institutes.

What can you do with a Theology degree?

  • Theologians often work in pastoral ministry in a parish. You could get a position in chaplaincy/spiritual care in a healthcare facility, in the army or in prison. You could also work as a policy maker in the nonprofit sector, such as in the welfare work or in a non-governmental organization (NGO).

  • You can choose to become a Phd student or a teacher. Other professions in education such as identity counsellor in primary and secondary education or academic staff at a university are also possible.

Graduates found work at the Ministry of Justice and Security, Cordaid and Stanislas college.

Subsequent Master's programs Theology

After getting your Bachelor's degree, you could start looking for a job, but you will significantly improve your chances by doing a Master's program. With Theology, you have a wide range of Tilburg University Master's programs to choose from. Some Master's programs require you to take certain courses during your Bachelor's program in order to be admitted. Make sure to check the application and admission page of the Master's program of your choice. With your Bachelor's degree, you will have access to the following Master's programs at Tilburg University:

Students at their graduation ceremony

Career orientation

Student Career Services is happy to help you along the way. They can help you with your transition to the labor market and are there for you from the moment you embark on your studies, until one year after your graduation.

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