Master of Arts in Theological Studies
The Department of Theology & Religious Studies is pleased to advise that the College is now accepting applications for the above programme.
The programme consists of eight modules, plus attendance at a theological seminar, plus completion of a minor dissertation (15,000-20,000 words).
The programme will run over two years, two evenings per week, Tuesday and Thursday, with two modules in each of the four semesters.
The programme may also include a number of Saturdays
The taught modules will be assessed by a combination of continuous assessment, essays and end-of-semester examinations.
The normal requirement for entry to the MA in Theological Studies programme is a First or Second Class Honours primary degree in Theology OR Theology and Religious Studies OR a cognate academic discipline. Applicants with equivalent qualifications or substantial relevant experience may also be considered. Final selection may require attendance for interview.
Applicants without a First or Second Class Honours primary degree may, with the approval of the Course Co-ordinator, pursue a qualifying programme and be examined on completion of that programme. The examination may be taken once only.
The following is a list of course modules, these are subject to revision and will depend on the number of students registered.
- Principles of Christian Theology
- Selected Foundational Topics in Christian Theology
- Theological Seminar I (6 cr.) [Pass/Failure]
Students may choose one module from the following list, subject to availability:
- The Church and Churches;
- Medieval Theology;
- Morality in the Market Place;
- Church, State, Morality and Law;
- Selected Topics in Canon Law;
- Christian Spirituality;
- Biblical Spirituality;
- Liturgical Theology;
- Sacramental Initiation;
- Forms of Celebration;
- Theologians of the Twentieth Century;
- Introduction to Biblical Greek;
- Biblical Criticism;
- Intermediate Biblical Greek;
- Hebrew Narrative: the Primary History (Genesis-Kings) and later Biblical Prose;
- Prophetic Literature;
- New Testament Narrative (Four Gospels and Acts);
- The Epistles of the New Testament;
- Ancient Wisdom Literature;
- Johannine Literature;
- Ancient Hebrew.
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Last updated October 23, 2017