University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD Lampeter and Carmarthen)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD)

Christian Theology

The programme concerns the articulation of the meaning and implications of Christian doctrine or �teaching� in its Eastern and Western traditions, and its relationship to the non-Christian or secular philosophical tradition; the teaching of Christian doctrine can be traced back to the church fathers and their claims relating to, for example, God, Christ, creation, salvation, the nature of the Church, human identity, ethics and beauty.

Entry requirements

A 1st class or upper 2nd class undergraduate degree; the school encourages students with an equivalent and appropriate professional qualification or significant and relevant professional experience to apply; a non-graduate may also be admitted to candidature provided that she/he has gained a minimum of 3 years professional experience relevant and appropriate to the programme and they can demonstrate a satisfactory level of writing/analytical skills.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: study skills; the doctrine of the trinity; the resurrection of Jesus and the Christian hope. Theology and the bible pathway: the bible: text and transmission or the bible: contemporary approaches; the book of genesis; the book of Isaiah; gospel of John; Paul and his letters. Theology and church history pathway: the church fathers and the making of Christian doctrine; the reformation; Christianity, culture and society in 20th century Britain. Systematic theology pathway: Schleiermacher and the making of liberal theology; Karl Barth: his life, work and legacy.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include assignments, coursework, essays and a dissertation.

Fees for 2017

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Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MTh Full-time £ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MTh Full-time £ 10,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MTh Part-time - 2 years
MTh Distance learning - 2 years
PgCert Full-time - 9 months
PgCert Part-time - 12 months
PgDip Full-time - 18 months
PgDip Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lampeter Campus Lampeter SA48 7ED Wales
Distance Learning

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