MTh Master of Theology The programme is designed to enable students to undertake detailed and advanced study of the central teachings of Christianity through compulsory and optional modules and a dissertation.
By undertaking a greater proportion of research skills than a one year Masters’ programme students are supported in preparing for research degrees.
PROGRAMME OF STUDY The programme consists of two core modules and three optional modules, a dissertation and an oral examination.
COMPULSORY MODULES Central Themes in Modern Christian Theology looks at the key themes in Christian theology, especially Trinity, Christology and soteriology. Topics will include the doctrine of creation in our understanding of God, the links between the paschal mystery and the Trinity, the role of experience in theology and classic metaphors of tradition in the Christian tradition. Research Skills in Theology will enable students to analyse and critically present the main themes in contemporary theological debate and to develop the broad outlines of a research proposal.
OPTIONAL MODULES Christianity in Dialogue Foundations of Ethics Moral Imagination, Art & Spirituality Augustine & the Christian Tradition The Bible in the Life of the Church Critical Aspects of Biblical interpretation (Old Testament) Critical Aspects of Biblical interpretation (new Testament) Foundations of Pastoral Theology Religion: Context & Crisis Foundations for the Study of Spirituality History of Christian mysticism to the Reformation
TIME OF CLASSES Core module classes and the majority of optional module classes are held in the evening.
INTERIM AWARDS PGCert Theology PGDip Theology
BURSARIES & SCHOLARSHIPS A range of bursaries and scholarships are available to help eligible students meet the cost of the tuition fees.
An honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent in an appropriate subject
£3,600 (full-time, Home & EU fees), £1,850 (part-time Home & EU fees), £8,250 (full-time International fees)
Recipient: Heythrop College
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