Compulsory module (choose one of the following):
Dissertation (Theology and Religion) (40 credits)
This is a major piece of independent work for which a topic is identified and research is carried out with supervisory help to produce a 12,000-word essay.
6,000-word Dissertation (Theology and Religion) (20)
The 6,000-word dissertation is a piece of substantial independent research on a subject in Theology and/or Religion chosen by the individual student, but subject to approval by the Department.
Placement-based Dissertation (Theology and Religion) (40)
The placement-based dissertation is an extended piece of substantial independent research (9,000 words) on a topic in Theology and/or Religion linked to a specific placement context chosen by the individual student. Students negotiate a placement involving a minimum of 100 hours in a setting of their own choice, subject to approval from the Department.
Philosophical Project (40)
This module allows you to conduct independent research into and write on a particular philosophical issue of your choice, with assistance from a project supervisor with expertise in your chosen topic.
Optional modules may include (choose at least 20 credits in each group):
- Nietzsche (20)
- Prejudice, Race and Gender (20)
- Advanced New Testament Greek A and B
- Biblical Hebrew Language A and B
- Biblical Hebrew Texts A and B
- New Testament Greek A and B
- Jewish Religious Response to the Holocaust
- Christmas and Ethical Consuming
- Historical and Contemporary Debates on the Holocaust
- Politics in the Name of God: From Democratization to Holy War
- Special Study - Autumn
- Special Study - Spring
- The Ethics of Character
- Understanding and Countering Radical Islamic Thought and Practices
- Visions of God in Christian Theology
- World Christianity
- World Christianity: Christian Theology on Five Continents