University of Chester

University of Chester

Theology

This course is suitable for those seeking a deeper understanding of Christian doctrine, informed by an in-depth engagement with figures and texts throughout the history of the Christian tradition; it appeals to those looking to extend their undergraduate studies in theology and related fields, those seeking professional development, those interested in furthering their knowledge of the Christian faith and its effects on society and culture, and those considering pursuing a research degree in theology.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline, together with ministerial or other relevant experience; applicants with lower level qualifications and relevant professional experience should contact the programme leader for advice.

Course modules

Core modules include: Key theological texts; research dissertation. Optional modules may include: Contemporary issues in contextual theology; Jews, Christians and pagans 168bce - 132ce; spirituality and popular culture; religion and disability; contemporary issues in public theology; Qumran and the dead sea scrolls; ritual in the Hebrew bible; evil in comparative theological perspective; the theological interpretation of scripture; TRS conference study; gender, religion and literature; martyrdom and suicide in the ancient and modern world; contemporary religion: shifting paradigms and patterns.

Assessment methods

Assessment for each module is through a written assignment and a 20000-word dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Whole course (International) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Whole course (International) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Parkgate Road Campus Chester CH1 4BJ North West

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