University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Church History

This course allows the student either to take a range of modules from different periods from the earliest Christian history to the present, or to specialise in either the early and medieval periods, or the post-Reformation era. It is suitable for those who wish to prepare for a research degree, and for those who wish to undertake graduate level study to enhance and deepen their understanding of the Church's past.

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) in theology or religious studies or a related subject such as philosophy or history. English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Course modules

Modules include: research methods and resources; early Christian writings outside the canonical collection; the developing tradition; theologians of the 2nd century; the Israelite gospels; the emergence of the new testament canon; reading medieval theologians from Anselm to Ockham; the virgin Mary in Christian tradition: history and doctrine; Dante, religion and culture; Richard Hooker: prophet of Anglicanism?; revivalism and reform in Britain and America 1730-1850; the Churches and social question in Britain 1815-1900; Christianity in 20th century Britain.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a 15,000 word dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Distance learning (full-time) October 2016 GBP 5,920 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Distance learning (full-time) October 2016 GBP 14,420 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Distance learning (full-time) October 2016 GBP 5,920 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Distance learning (full-time) October 2016 GBP 5,920 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Distance learning (full-time) October 2016 GBP 5,920 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Distance learning October 2016 - 2 years
MA Distance learning (full-time) January 2017 GBP 5,920 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Distance learning (full-time) January 2017 GBP 5,920 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Distance learning (full-time) January 2017 GBP 5,920 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Distance learning (full-time) January 2017 GBP 5,920 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Distance learning (full-time) January 2017 GBP 14,420 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Distance learning January 2017 - 2 years
MA Distance learning (full-time) April 2017 GBP 5,920 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Distance learning (full-time) April 2017 GBP 14,420 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Distance learning (full-time) April 2017 GBP 5,920 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Distance learning (full-time) April 2017 GBP 5,920 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Distance learning (full-time) April 2017 GBP 5,920 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Distance learning April 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
On line/Distance Learning

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