M.Phil. in Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies [FT/PT}

Trinity College Dublin

Program Description
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M.Phil. in Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies [FT/PT}

Trinity College Dublin

M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip. in Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies

A variety of modules is offered each year, drawn from the list below. A module on Research and Methods is compulsory; students select a further 5 modules for assessment and write a dissertation.

Modules

  • Authority, Tradition, Experience: Ecumenics as Intercultural Theology
  • World Christianity and Interreligious Dialogue
  • ®®: Meaning and Practice
  • Religions and Ethics in a Pluralist World
  • Nature, Grace and the Triune God
  • Developing Doctrine: Identity and Change in Christian Tradition
  • Interpreting Ecumenical Ecclesiology
  • An Ecumenics of Loss: Religion, Modernity and Reconciliation
  • Creation, Cosmology and Ecotheology
  • Engaging Religious Fundamentalism
  • Christian Seeds in Hindu Soil: Christianity in South Asia
  • The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque: Christianity in the World of Islam
  • On Being Human: Theological Anthropology in Cross-cultural Perspective
  • The Many Faces of Jesus: Christology and Cultures
  • Comparative/Interreligious Ethics
  • Cross-cultural Ministry and Interreligious Encounter
  • Muslim God, Christian God: Islam and Muslim-Christian Comparative Theology
  • Hindu God, Christian God: Hinduism and Hindu-Christian Comparative Theology
  • Judaism and Jewish-Christian Relations
  • Issues in Buddhist-Christian Dialogue
  • Northern Ireland: Conflict, Religion and the Politics of Peace
  • Religions and International Relations
  • Comparative/Interreligious Ethics

Teaching takes places in Dublin over two terms. A one term, non-degree course of study is available which is ideal for those on sabbatical, or who prefer a shorter period of study. There is also the option of attending single modules. Modules from the M.Phil. in International Peace Studies and the M.Phil. in Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation are also open to students on the M.Phil. in Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies. Students seeking to be assessed for their work on a module in either of the two other programmes must first secure the permission of the relevant course coordinators.

Dissertation

A research dissertation (15,000 – 20,000 words) to be supervised by an appropriate member of staff and to be submitted by 20 August.

Admission Requirements

Applicants should normally have an honors degree at second class level or GPA 3.2 or above. Students not meeting these criteria may exceptionally be considered at the discretion of the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Language Requirements

Students whose first language is not English must provide evidence of competency in this language through one of the well-established international standard tests: Examinations Minimum Level Required IELTS Grade 6.5 TOEFL 230 – computer based 570 – paper based 88 – internet based Cambridge Certificate Grade C of Advanced English Cambridge Certificate Grade C of Proficiency in English Pearson Vue English Minimum score of 63 to be Language Test eligible (with no section score below 59)

Please note that these are the only forms of English Language Certification that we accept.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 27, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2018
Duration
Duration
1 - 2 years
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Full time
Price
Price
15,408 EUR
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Ireland - Dublin
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Price
EU €8,428 [FT], €5,608 [PT], NON-EU €15,408 [FT], €9,188 [PT]