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Christian Theology (Anglican Studies)

This course focuses on the Anglican theological tradition in particular, within the more general context of Christian theology. Durham offers unparalleled resources for the theological study of Anglicanism, a strong basis for which is given by the Department's close historical links with Durham Cathedral, the seat of numerous theologian-bishops.

Entry requirements

MA: The standard entry requirement is a BA (Honours) degree (UK 2:1 or equivalent, for example, a GPA of 3.7 on a 4.0 scale) in Theology, Religious Studies or a related discipline.

Course modules

Core Modules: Classic texts in Christian theology; dissertation. Optional modules (2-3 choices from): The Anglican theological vision; liturgy and sacra mentality; ritual, symbolism and belief in the anthropology of religion; ecclesiology and ethnography. Selected modules from the MA in theology and ministry programme. Plus up to 1 choice from: Paul and his interpreters; gospels and canon; the bible and hermeneutics; patristic exegesis; patristic ecclesiology; Christian Northumbria 600-750; conceiving change in contemporary Catholicism; 20th-century Catholic theology; Christian gender; principles of theological ethics; theology, ethics and medicine; social scientific methods in the study of religion; literature and religion; advanced Hebrew texts; advanced Aramaic; middle Egyptian; the Old Testament pseudepigrapha and the New Testament; Catholic social thought; doctrine of creation. Selected modules from the MA in theology and ministry programme.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2019 4,300 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 10,100 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MA Full-time October 2019 7,750 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MA Full-time October 2019 18,300 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years

Campus details

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Durham University DH1 3LG North East

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Department of Theology and Religion
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