University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Religion, Literature and Culture

This programme provides an exploration of classic and contemporary debates in theology and religious studies, incorporating the latest scholarship in the field.

Entry requirements

Normally, at least a 2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in an arts, humanities or social science degree or the equivalent. Applicants should also submit a sample of academic writing. We also require a sample of written work (up to around 3,000 words), a short statement of around 500 words outlining the applicant's interest in the programme, and at least 1 academic reference.

Course modules

Semester 1: Core 1: reason, religion and culture; option 1: research skills course.
Semester 2: Core 2: reading, religion, and culture; option 2: dissertation (submitted in September).
Optional modules: modern Islamic thought; Muhammad; reading theology: hermeneutics and interpretation theory; writing theology: creative writing as theological reflection; central issues in Christian theology; theology in the catholic tradition; foundations of contemporary biblical studies; bible, culture and criticism; sacred texts and critical theories; political theologies; religion and violence; directed study.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Wales) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (EU) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (England) 24 months
MTh Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MTh Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MTh Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MTh Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MTh Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MTh Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MTh Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (EU) 24 months
MTh Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (England) 24 months
MTh Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MTh Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
MTh Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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