MA Christian Spirituality

Heythrop College - University Of London

Program Description

MA Christian Spirituality

Heythrop College - University Of London

Examine the spiritual traditions of Christianity in their historical and contemporary forms, and develop the ability to understand and evaluate the language, ideas and forms of Christian spirituality. You will focus on Christianity in its Western development.

The degree attracts people in ministry and teachers of religious education, as well as people whose professional life or vocational work involves religious questions.


Foundations for the Study of Christian Spirituality


  • Patterns of Spiritual Growth and Personal Transformation
  • History of Christian Mysticism to the Reformation
  • Spiritual Direction in the Tradition of Ignatius of Loyola
  • The Franciscan Spiritual Tradition: Faith, Reason and Spirituality
  • Spirituality and Society
  • Theology of Religious Life
  • Moral Imagination, Art and Spirituality
  • Spirituality, Religion and Ethics in Contemporary Healthcare


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

Interim awards

  • PGCert Christian Spirituality
  • PGDip Christian Spirituality

Course length

  • 1 years full-time
  • 2 years part-time
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated December 8, 2015
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
1 - 2 years
Part time
Full time
4,500 GBP
Start date Sept. 2017
United Kingdom London, England
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 1 - 2 years
Price 4,500 GBP
- full-time, 2,350 GBP - part-time (UK/EU); 11,500 GBP - full-time, 5,725 GBP - part-time (Overseas)