Christian Ethics (MTh)
Graduates in Theology and Religious Studies, Philosophy, members of some professional groups, e.g. nursing, medicine, RE teachers.
Offers knowledge and expertise:
For further research and/or a role in higher education, ordained ministry, chaplaincy and allied professions, particularly caring and educational professions.
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:
- Christian Ethics 1
- Christian Ethics 2
- Christian Doctrine
- Pastoral Theology
- Practical Theology
- Social and World Issues
- Spirituality and Pastoral Practice
- Theology of Mission.
Supporting languages are also available: Greek, Hebrew and Latin.
Assessment is 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, which is sensitive to current issues in the public eye.
- Provides a subject-specific introduction to postgraduate study skills.
- Enables professional development needs for reflective learning.