University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Church History

The course is intended to give students with an undergraduate background in divinity, religious studies, religious history or history an opportunity to study Church history at an advanced level and to acquire the skills and background necessary for independent postgraduate research and teaching in this area. It will also appeal to those who wish to further an interest in Christian history as part of a programme of life-long learning.

Entry requirements

Candidates must normally have an Honours degree to at least 2.1 standard in an appropriate discipline or equivalent qualifications and experience. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 with a minimum 6.0 in reading and writing as well as a minimum 5.5 in listening and speaking (or equivalent).

Course modules

Modules: dissertation colloquium and research skills.

Assessment methods

The taught courses will be assessed by course work, by written examination, or by a combination of these, as prescribed for each course. The dissertation course will be assessed by submission of the dissertation. An oral examination may be held at the discretion of the examiners.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MTh Full-time - 12 months
MTh Part-time £ 4,000 per Whole course (home fees) 24 months
MTh Part-time £ 13,000 per Whole course (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King's Campus Aberdeen AB24 3FX Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01224 272890