Heythrop College, University of London

Heythrop College, University of London

Canon Law

This course seeks to make the canon law accessible to the non-specialist as well as to those who have some knowledge of the law; it looks at where canon law came from and the influences on its development, the theology underpinning it, the influence of the Second Vatican Council, the structure of the code, and the general norms of interpretation.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a 1st or 2nd class Honours degree in Theology, Religious Studies or Law. Other equivalent qualifications may be considered; for applicants whose 1st language is not English, the College requires: IELTS score of at least 6.5, with no less than 6.5 in each of listening, speaking, reading and writing; TOEFL internet based test score of 92 with no less than 23 in each of listening, speaking, reading and writing; Pearson Test of English Academic score of 60 overall with no less than 55 in any component.

Course modules

Modules include: General introduction to canon law; marriage in canon law; the people of God; sacramental law; dissertation.

Assessment methods

The assessment for each module is by coursework and a 4,000 word essay. 12,000-15,000 word dissertation is also required.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Part-time evening September 2016 GBP 2,350 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time evening September 2016 GBP 5,725 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time evening September 2016 GBP 2,350 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time evening September 2016 GBP 2,350 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time evening September 2016 GBP 2,350 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Heythrop College, University of London Kensington and Chelsea W8 5HQ South East

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Postgraduate Administrator
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