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Religious Studies: Religion in Late Antiquity (MA) - At the institution - Cardiff - Cardiff - Cardiff - Wales
To offer knowledge and expertise for further research and/or a role in higher education, RE teaching, or a range of allied professions valuing a humanities postgraduate degree.
The course is suitable for graduates in Religious Studies and a wide variety of Humanities disciplines and Social Sciences.
Applicants should possess a First or Second Class UK Honours degree, or equivalent.
Religious Studies: Religion in Late Antiquity (MA)
Part 1 consists of a skills module and two optional modules which are flexible in order to permit the variability of content from year to year.
Current options include:
* Byzantine Christianity
* Byzantine Greek Texts
* Patristic Latin Texts
* Religion and Society in Late Antiquity
* Second Century Christianity
* Syriac Christianity
* Syriac Texts
Supporting languages are also available: Arabic, Greek Hebrew, Latin and Syriac.
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.
Draws on internationally-recognised expertise in religion from Late Antiquity to the contemporary era, across a wide geographical area and sensitive to issues in the public eye.
Small student-focussed tutorials rather than formal lectures
A flexible programme of study geared towards the individual student.
Provides a subject-specific introduction to postgraduate study skills.