University of St Andrews
Theology, Imagination and the Arts
A good UK Honours degree or equivalent, preferably theology graduates, although other disciplines are considered.
Each module typically comprises:
1. four hours of weekly lectures and seminars; 2. coursework assessment; 3. three-hour written exam. For more details of each module, including weekly contact hours, teaching methods and assessment, please see the latest module catalogue which is for the 2016-2017 academic year; some elements may be subject to change for 2017 entry.
1. Theological Engagements with the Arts: Rationales, Methods and Texts: addresses theological questions about human artistry and introduces students to different ways of handling the relationship between Christian theology and the arts.
2. Religious Experience and Aesthetic Theory: seeks to understand how historical context through the ages has shaped different ways of facilitating human experience of God, and explores the aesthetic theories undergirding approaches that have come to prominence at different times and places.
3. Christian Doctrine and the Arts: examines key Christian doctrines and their artistic presentation throughout the centuries.
Dissertation: Student dissertations will be supervised by members of the teaching staff who will advise students in their choice of subject and provide guidance throughout the research process. The completed dissertation of 15,000 words must be submitted by a date specified in August.
MLitt: 9 months of modular coursework and a supervised 15,000-word dissertation. Modules are taught through weekly lectures with class sizes typically ranging from 6 to 12 students. Assessment comprises a combination of coursework and written examination.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MLitt||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU)||1 years|
|MLitt||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MLitt||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 17,090 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|MLitt||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MLitt||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|MLitt||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of St Andrews||St Andrews||KY16 9AX||Scotland|