Practical Theology (MTh)

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  • Objectives
    To offer knowledge and expertise for further research and/or a role in higher education, ordained ministry, chaplaincy and allied professions, particularly caring and educational professions.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry Requirements:

    The course is suitable for graduates in Theology and Religious Studies, lay and ordained ministers of religion, members of some professional groups, e.g. nursing, medicine.

    Applicants should possess a First or Second class UK Honours degree, or equivalent.
  • Academic title
    Practical Theology (MTh)
  • Course description
    Course Description:

    Part 1 consists of a skills module and two optional modules which are flexible, with variability of content from year to year.

    Current options include:

        * Practical Theology 1
        * Practical Theology 2
        * Christian Doctrine
        * Christian Ethics: Pastoral Theology
        * Social and World Issues
        * Spirituality and Pastoral Practice
        * Theology of Mission

    Assessment is via written assignments of approximately 5,000 words.

    Part 2 consists of a dissertation of approximately 16,000 words on a topic of the student’s choice, to be submitted at the beginning of September.

    Special Features:

        * Facilitates a flexible programme of study geared towards the individual student.
        * Draws on internationally-recognised expertise in Christianity which is sensitive to current issues in the public eye.
        * Small student-focussed tutorials rather than formal lectures.
        * Provides a subject-specific introduction to postgraduate study skills.
        * Enables professional development needs for reflective learning.

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