Church History (MTh)
Graduates in Theology and Religious Studies and a wide variety of other Humanities disciplines
Offers knowledge and expertise:
For further research and/or a role in higher education, RE teaching, ordained ministry and other professions valuing a humanities postgraduate degree.
Part 1 consists of a skills module and two optional modules which are flexible, with variability of content from year to year. Options at present include:
- Church History 1
- Church History 2
- Byzantine Christianity
- Byzantine Greek Texts
- Patristic Latin Texts
- Second Century Christianity
- Christian Ethics
- Christian Doctrine
Supporting languages are also available: Greek, Hebrew and Latin.
Assessment by 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 of this course:
- Facilitates a flexible programme of study geared towards the individual student.
- Small student-focussed tutorials rather than formal lectures
- Draws on internationally-recognised expertise in Christianity from its inception to the contemporary era.
- Provides a subject-specific introduction to postgraduate study skills.
- Enables professional development needs for reflective learning.