Master's Degree in Theology (specialisation in the History of Christianity)

Offers a comprehensive critical overview of the evolution of Christian thought and practice over two millennia.

Postgraduate - Full Time
1 Year
Application Deadline:
01st June 2018
Course Start Date:
September 2018
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Introduction

Offers a comprehensive critical overview of the evolution of Christian thought and practice over two millennia.

Description

Offers students opportunities to visit, view and research relevant texts from the rich and unique collections of holdings housed in the John Paul II and Russell Libraries on campus, some of which date from as early as the eleventh century. These collections will form an integrated element in most of the taught modules, affording students ample opportunity to explore potentially rich areas for original research in their end-of-year dissertations. Explores the general principles necessary for understanding the history of the Christian Church (first semester) and their application in the context of Britain and Ireland (second semester). Offers a comprehensive critical overview of the evolution of Christian thought and practice over two millennia.

Structure:

Evenings: Monday (6pm-8pm), Wednesday (6pm-9pm)

Requirements:

The successful completion of five modules over two semesters (full-time) or over four semesters (part-time) and a 15,000 word thesis on an agreed topic.

Entry Requirements:

Applicants should normally possess a recognized primary degree in Theology or a related discipline (for example, History) and have obtained at least a Second Class Honours, Grade II. In exceptional cases, applicants who can satisfactorily demonstrate a long-standing interest in the subject, coupled with proven relevant experience, will also be considered. An interview will form part of the selection procedure. Students whose first language is not English will be required to satisfy the relevant English language requirements.

Fees for Academic Year 2017-18: TBC. (expected to be around €5,000 p.a. full-time)

Career Outcomes

Master's Degree in Theology (specialisation in the History of Christianity)

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