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To study theology, it is not necessary to believe in a specific faith or to want to join a particular religious tradition. It is the study of the divine in general and of the religious and philosophical beliefs that people have held throughout the centuries.

Masters Degree in Theology in United Kingdom

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University of Winchester

MTh Orthodox Studies at Winchester gives students from a variety of backgrounds, who have an interest in Orthodox Christianity, the opportunity to develop and expand thei ... [+]

The programme offers a wide-ranging study of Orthodox Christian tradition and practice including theology, history, ecclesiology, tradition, liturgy and art. It draws on a variety of academic disciplines and discourses to enable students to reflect critically on the entirety of the Orthodox faith, tradition and practice. Students with a background in Orthodox studies have the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding at a higher academic level. Those of different backgrounds are enabled to approach Orthodox thought and tradition critically and connect, compare and contrast it with their own theological background.

The study enables students to research the Orthodox, early Christian and patristic tradition, and connect it to broader areas of human life and understanding in contemporary multicultural societies. Students explore and critically reflect upon Orthodox experience, developing an informed awareness of the dynamic nature of the Orthodox Christian tradition and the theological task of subjecting this tradition to a process of testing and renewal.... [-]

United Kingdom Winchester
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1 - 2 years
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Heythrop College - University Of London

Undertake a detailed and advanced study of the central teachings of Christianity. By undertaking a greater proportion of research skills than a typical Masters’ programme ... [+]

Undertake a detailed and advanced study of the central teachings of Christianity. By undertaking a greater proportion of research skills than a typical Masters’ programme, you will be supported in preparing for a further research degree.

CORE MODULES Central Themes in Modern Christian Theology Research Skills in Theology OPTIONAL MODULES Christianity in Dialogue Foundations of Ethics Moral Imagination, Art and Spirituality Augustine and 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 and Crisis Foundations for the Study of Christian Spirituality History of Christian Mysticism to the Reformation Entry ... [-]
United Kingdom London
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2 - 4 years
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Heythrop College - University Of London

This degree, specifically for students who wish to continue to MPhil or PhD research, establishes critical and ... [+]

This degree, specifically for students who wish to continue to MPhil or PhD research, establishes critical and research skills. Whereas the MA aims at breadth, the MRes trains graduate students to specialise in an area of proposed doctoral research.

CORE MODULES Foundations of Pastoral Theology Religion: Context and Crisis Research Skills in Theology OPTIONAL MODULES Mission and Ministry Modern Theologies of Liturgy The Bible in the life of the Church Theology of Religious Life Entry

An honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent in an appropriate subject

Interim awards PGCert Pastoral Theology PGDip Pastoral Theology Course length 1 years full-time 2 years part-time [-]
United Kingdom London
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1 - 2 years
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Heythrop College - University Of London

This degree, specifically for students who wish to continue to MPhil or PhD research, establishes critical and research skills. Faith and faith communities figure largely ... [+]

This degree, specifically for students who wish to continue to MPhil or PhD research, establishes critical and research skills. Faith and faith communities figure large in contemporary public discourse, but the issues are complex and interdisciplinary. London, one of the most cosmopolitan cities on earth, offers a unique setting for reflection on these issues.

CORE MODULE

Research Skills in Theology

OPTIONAL MODULES Jewish-Christian Relations Muslim-Christian Relations Christian Relations with Buddhism and Hinduism Christianity in Dialogue Entry

An honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent in theology or in another appropriate subject

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United Kingdom London
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1 - 2 years
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Heythrop College - University Of London

This degree, specifically for students who wish to continue to MPhil or PhD research, establishes critical and research skills. Whereas the MA aims at breadth, the MRes t ... [+]

This degree, specifically for students who wish to continue to MPhil or PhD research, establishes critical and research skills. Whereas the MA aims at breadth, the MRes trains graduate students to specialise in an area of proposed doctoral research. Biblical languages are required on the MRes.

CORE MODULES GROUP 1 Research Methods in Biblical Studies CORE MODULES GROUP 2

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Critical Aspects of Biblical Interpretation (Old Testament) Critical Aspects of Biblical Interpretation (New Testament) CORE LANGUAGE MODULE

You must choose one language if you do not have the prerequisite language for your proposed doctoral study.

Biblical Hebrew New Testament Greek OPTIONAL MODULES The Bible in the life of the Church Second Temple Judaism Women in the Old Testament and Intertestamental Era Reading 1 Corinthians A Critical Investigation of the Gospel of Mark Critical Aspects of Biblical Interpretation (Old Testament) Critical Aspects of Biblical Interpretation (New Testament) Entry ... [-]
United Kingdom London
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1 - 2 years
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Heythrop College - University Of London

Explore the dynamics of the constant interplay between philosophical and theological issues, and address questions such as religious fulfilment and ethical motivation as ... [+]

Explore the dynamics of the constant interplay between philosophical and theological issues, and address questions such as religious fulfilment and ethical motivation as raised in the classical Christian tradition and in modern analysis.

The degree attracts a wide range of students – those engaged in the study and practice of religion, and those whose professional life involves philosophical and ethical questions.

CORE MODULES Understanding Religion in the Age of Modernity Reason and Religion OPTIONAL MODULES FOR THE ETHICS PATHWAY Foundations in Ethics Ethical Issues Today Bioethics and Sexual Ethics OPTIONAL MODULES FOR THE PHILOSOPHIC PATHWAY Selected Themes in European Philosophy The Franciscan Spiritual Tradition: Faith, Reason and Spirituality OPTIONAL MODULES FOR THE INTERRELIGIOUS STUDY PATHWAY Unity and Diversity in Contemporary Islamic Thought Contemporary Judaism Entry ... [-]
United Kingdom London
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Heythrop College - University Of London

This study of Roman Catholic Canon Law grew from an interest in canon law outside of ecclesiastical circles and within the church since the Second Vatican Council and sub ... [+]

This study of Roman Catholic Canon Law grew from an interest in canon law outside of ecclesiastical circles and within the church since the Second Vatican Council and subsequent revision of canon law.

The programme attracts civil lawyers, theologians, priests, people engaged in parish work and religious education and people working on marriage tribunals.

MODULES General Introduction to Canon Law Marriage at Canon Law The People of God Sacramental Law Entry

An honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent in theology or in another appropriate subject

Interim awards PGCert Canon Law PGDip Canon Law Course length 1 years full-time 2 years part-time [-]
United Kingdom London
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Heythrop College - University Of London

Perform an advanced study of biblical texts from both the Old and New Testament, with an emphasis on current methodologies ... [+]

Perform an advanced study of biblical texts from both the Old and New Testament, with an emphasis on current methodologies.

The programme attracts teachers and people involved in church ministry, as well as anyone with a particular interest in the textual study of biblical literature. It provides a valuable ongoing education for ministers.

CORE MODULES Critical Aspects of Biblical Interpretation (Old Testament) Critical Aspects of Biblical Interpretation (New Testament) OPTIONAL MODULE GROUP ONE

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Reading 1 Corinthians A Critical Investigation of the Gospel of Mark OPTIONAL MODULE GROUP TWO

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The Bible in the life of the Church Second Temple Judaism Women in the Old Testament and Intertestamental Era OPTIONAL LANGUAGE MODULE ... [-]
United Kingdom London
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1 - 2 years
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University of St Andrews

The MLitt in Theology and the Arts gives students a theoretically inflected and historically contextualised introduction to the field of theology and the arts, acting as ... [+]

The MLitt in Theology and the Arts gives students a theoretically inflected and historically contextualised introduction to the field of theology and the arts, acting as a standalone Masters course or a stepping stone for those considering doctoral research in the field.

The MLitt in Theology and the Arts is a one-year taught programme run by the Institute for Theology, Imagination and the Arts (ITIA), part of the School of Divinity. The course is designed to provide a broad introduction to postgraduate work in the field of theology and the arts. It can be taken as a self-contained programme of study or as a grounding for those intending to pursue doctoral research in this field.

Highlights A unique training programme for artists wishing to reflect on the theological dimensions of their work, and for theologians wishing to explore the place of art within theological thought and practice. An ideal stepping stone towards the Institute's PhD programme, which centres on a three-year independent research project. Engages with diverse forms of culture of different eras, including literature, drama, the visual arts and music. Teaching format ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
English
Full-time
1 year
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University of St Andrews

The MLitt in Systematic and Historical Theology offers students the opportunity to engage at a high level with the study of Christian doctrine in its historical context a ... [+]

The MLitt in Systematic and Historical Theology offers students the opportunity to engage at a high level with the study of Christian doctrine in its historical context and systematic expression.

The MLitt in Systematic and Historical Theology is a one-year taught programme run by the School of Divinity.

Highlights Trains students with an undergraduate degree in theology or a cognate discipline in a high-level engagement with Christian doctrines in their historical and systematic dimensions. Integrates the study of Biblical origins, primary theological texts, and contemporary scholarship. Balances coursework and a research component that allows the application of acquired skills to a substantial subject or question of the student’s choosing. Equips students for doctoral study in systematic and historical theology, or for enhanced ministry in church and society. Teaching format ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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University of St Andrews

The MLitt in Biblical Languages and Literature offers students with existing competence in Biblical languages the opportunity to increase their linguistic and exegetical ... [+]

The MLitt in Biblical Languages and Literature offers students with existing competence in Biblical languages the opportunity to increase their linguistic and exegetical skills through sustained close and critical engagement with the Biblical texts and themes.

The MLitt in Biblical Languages and Literature is a one-year taught programme run by the School of Divinity. The course focuses on text-critical issues, and students will gain proficiency in the grammar and syntax of Hebrew and Greek and become familiar with the use of critical editions of texts and the methods, sources and norms of Biblical scholarship.

Highlights Focus on the reading of biblical manuscripts and the use of the apparatuses of the critical editions of the Hebrew Bible, Septuagint and the New Testament with preparation for research degrees. Increase proficiency in the grammar and syntax of both Hebrew and Greek. Gain a critically and historically informed understanding of biblical traditions and their textual development. Contextualise the various methods and sources employed in biblical scholarship to use textual investigations in broader biblical, historical and theological research. Teaching format ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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University of St Andrews

The MLitt in Analytic and Exegetical Theology addresses central themes in Christian thought, embodying the academic ideals and principles of analytic theology while engag ... [+]

The MLitt in Analytic and Exegetical Theology addresses central themes in Christian thought, embodying the academic ideals and principles of analytic theology while engaging with contemporary research in both biblical exegesis and analytic philosophy.

The MLitt in Analytic and Exegetical Theology is a one-year taught programme run by the Logos Institute in the School of Divinity. The programme is aimed at students who are interested in engaging central theological topics at a taught Masters level and are considering progressing to pursue doctoral research.

This is an intellectually rigorous programme which introduces students to interdisciplinary engagement with major theological themes at an advanced level. The course draws on research in biblical studies and analytic philosophy while embodying the methodological commitments and intellectual ideals that characterise analytic theology.... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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University of St Andrews

The Distance Learning PG Diploma/MLitt in Bible and the Contemporary World is a part-time virtual learning programme that connects biblical and theological studies with o ... [+]

The Distance Learning PG Diploma/MLitt in Bible and the Contemporary World is a part-time virtual learning programme that connects biblical and theological studies with other disciplines in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Bible and the Contemporary World is also offered as a full-time residential programme.

The PGDip/MLitt in Bible and the Contemporary World is a part-time distance learning programme aimed at both lay people seeking personal development and clergy seeking continued professional development.

Highlights Gain an understanding of how public issues and culture both shape and are shaped by Christian theology, biblical interpretation and practice. Join an international and interdenominational group of 20 to 25 students, most of whom are lay people. A residential study week in St Andrews starts each module with lectures and seminar discussions and allows you to meet your fellow participants and tutors. Opens possibilities for future doctoral work in fields such as practical theology or for those who seek to deepen their critical thinking in careers (often in the voluntary sector) that have a religious dimension. Teaching format ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
English
Part-time
18 - 60 months
Online
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University of St Andrews

The MLitt in Bible and the Contemporary World is a course that connects biblical and theological studies with other disciplines in the arts, humanities and social science ... [+]

The MLitt in Bible and the Contemporary World is a course that connects biblical and theological studies with other disciplines in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Bible and the Contemporary World is also offered as a part-time distance learning programme.

The MLitt in Bible and the Contemporary World is a one-year taught programme run by the School of Divinity.

Highlights Gain an understanding of how public issues and culture both shape and are shaped by Christian theology, biblical interpretation and practice. Combines campus-based and virtual learning modules. Join an international and interdenominational group of 20 to 25 students in relating the Christian traditions to a host of public issues. Teaching format ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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