MA Religious Studies: Myth, Narrative and Theory (MA)
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.
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:
Mythology and Ritual
Myths of Masculinity
Performance, Mythology, and the Politics of the Family
Myth in Greece and Rome
Christianisation of Myth in Late Antiquity
Myth, Gender and Sexuality
Myth, Cinema and Television Drama
Myth and Philosophy
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 a wide range of approaches to the study of religion
A flexible programme of study geared towards the individual student.
Small student-focused tutorials rather than formal lectures.
Provides an introduction to postgraduate skills with a focus on theory and method.
The course is suitable for graduates in Religious Studies and a wide variety of Humanities and Social Science disciplines.
Applicants should possess a First or Second Class UK Honours degree, or equivalent.
Note: international students pursuing part-time programmes of study are not eligible for Tier 4 (General Student) visas and must have alternative leave to remain in the UK if they intend to study at the University in person.
Name: Dr. L. Child
Telephone: +44 (0)29 208 74039.