MA Theology & Religious Studies

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    MA 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Course Description

This course will take you on a journey from the religious worlds of the great Western traditions to the mystical world of the ancient East. It will cover the burning contemporary issues that surround Religious Studies today and delve into life’s great questions.

This course is for those who are fascinated by the world of theology and religion. It is for committed believers, questioning agnostics and ardent atheists. In short it is for anyone who wants to explore the nature of existences in the company of experts and likeminded people.

Entry Requirements

You will need to have obtained, or be predicted to obtain, normally an undergraduate honours degree with a minimum of lower second class honours (or equivalent).

In addition, all students will need to pay £57.20 for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure Barring Service. A successful Enhanced Disclosure is required before commencing the course.

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Student Destinations

This would be an excellent programme for anyone wanted to pursue a career in any area of religious or philosophical education, including Primary, Secondary or Higher.

It would also be a very useful degree to take into:

•Social Work
•Clerical life
•Youth Work
•Heritage work.

Module Details

Throughout your studies you will study a wide variety of modules and issues, which may include:

  • Theology and Fiction
  • Theism, Agnosticism and Atheism
  • Fundamentalism East and West

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