Master's Degree in Religious Studies in London in United Kingdom

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Religious Studies

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

Religious studies is an academic area that explores the history and modern issues of different religions. Most programs will focus on Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Buddhism, and how they have been the foundation for traditions around the world.

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MRES Christianity and Interreligious Relations

Heythrop College - University Of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

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 [+]

Masters in Religious Studies in London in United Kingdom. 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 Interim awards - PGCert Christianity & Interreligious Relations - PGDip Christianity & Interreligious Relations Course length - 1 years full-time - 2 years part-time [-]

MRes Biblical Studies

Heythrop College - University Of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

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 [+]

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 Choose between the two modules. - 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 An honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent in an appropriate subject Interim awards - PGCert Biblical Studies - PGDip Biblical Studies Course length - 1 years full-time - 2 years part-time [-]

MA Pastoral Theology

Heythrop College - University Of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Integrate theology and experience, theory and practice, and faith and action in this degree, as you reflect on the relationships between faith, humanity, experience, practice, professional and working life [+]

Masters in Religious Studies in London in United Kingdom. Integrate theology and experience, theory and practice, and faith and action in this degree, as you reflect on the relationships between faith, humanity, experience, practice, professional and working life, church, culture, social context and theology, taking account of different traditions. This degree attracts people in, or preparing for, ordained or lay ministry in the Christian churches and those in a variety of other professions. CORE MODULES - Foundations of Pastoral Theology - Religion: Context and Crisis 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 [-]

MA Christianity and Interreligious Relations

Heythrop College - University Of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Engage with the many questions and challenges faced by Christian faith as it confronts the phenomenon of religious [+]

Engage with the many questions and challenges faced by Christian faith as it confronts the phenomenon of religious pluralism. Faith and faith communities figures largely 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. 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 Interim awards - PGCert Christianity & Interreligious Relations - PGDip Christianity & Interreligious Relations Course length - 1 years full-time - 2 years part-time [-]

MA Christian Theology

Heythrop College - University Of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Deepen your grasp of the religious teachings at the heart of Christianity. You will bring together historical and [+]

Masters in Religious Studies in London in United Kingdom. Deepen your grasp of the religious teachings at the heart of Christianity. You will bring together historical and contemporary examinations of the theological ideas which have shaped Christian faith and identity and delve into the central teachings of Christianity. This degree is especially designed for teachers of Religious Education at secondary level, those engaged in Christian ministry in its many forms, and those who want to enrich their understanding of the on-going theological tradition which supports Christian faith and life. CORE MODULES - Augustine and the Christian Tradition - Central Themes in Modern Christian Theology OPTIONAL MODULES GROUP ONE - Religion: Context and Crisis - Jewish-Christian Relations OPTIONAL MODULES GROUP TWO - The Bible in the life of the Church - Christianity in Dialogue Entry An honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent in theology or in another appropriate subject Interim awards - PGCert Christian Theology - PGDip Christian Theology Course length - 1 years full-time - 2 years part-time [-]

MA Christian Spirituality

Heythrop College - University Of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Examine the spiritual traditions of Christianity in their historical and contemporary forms, and develop the ability [+]

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. CORE MODULE Foundations for the Study of Christian Spirituality OPTIONAL MODULES - 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 Entry 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 [-]

MA Canon Law

Heythrop College - University Of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

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 [+]

Masters in Religious Studies in London in United Kingdom. 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 in 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 [-]

MA Biblical Studies

Heythrop College - University Of London
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

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 Select between the two - Reading 1 Corinthians - A Critical Investigation of the Gospel of Mark OPTIONAL MODULE GROUP TWO Select between the three - The Bible in the life of the Church - Second Temple Judaism - Women in the Old Testament and Intertestamental Era OPTIONAL LANGUAGE MODULE Students may replace one optional module with a language module. - Biblical Hebrew - New Testament Greek Entry - An honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent in an appropriate subject Interim awards - PGCert Biblical Studies - PGDip Biblical Studies Course length - 1 years full-time - 2 years part-time [-]

MA Abrahamic Religions

Heythrop College - University Of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

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Masters in Religious Studies in London in United Kingdom. Extend your understanding of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. You will focus on the contemporary religious thought of the three faiths, especially their theological responses to the challenge of modernity and engagement with each other. The programme attracts teachers, ministers, imams, rabbis, community leaders and anyone who is interested in the dialogue between the three Abrahamic Religions. COMPULSARY MODULES - Religion and the Religions in the Modern World - Unity and Diversity in Contemporary Islamic Thought - Contemporary Christian Thought - Contemporary Judaism Entry - An honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent in an appropriate subject Interim awards - PGCert Abrahamic Religions - PGDip Abrahamic Religions Course length - 1 years full-time - 2 years part-time [-]