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

University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD)

Religious Experience

The programme covers the anthropology of religion, encouraging students to explore in depth a range of topics relating to religious experience in contemporary and historical, theoretical and methodological perspectives. The programme is linked to the Alister Hardy Religious Experience Research Centre located on the Lampeter campus. It enables further co-operation, and collaboration, with the Alister Hardy Society for the Study of Spiritual Experience. Students are encouraged to make use of the Alister Hardy archive with its unique collection of personal accounts of religious experience. The database is available via an online access gate on the website of the Alister Hardy Religious Experience Research Centre, where the Alister Hardy archive of recorded religious experiences is held.

Entry requirements

Normally the entry requirement for this programme is a 1st class or upper 2nd class undergraduate degree. In addition, 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

Research study skills; theory and methodology in study of religions; religious experience today.

Assessment methods

A range of assessment methods are used from essays and short written evaluation, and reflective pieces. The Dissertation is between 25,000 and 30,000 words.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time - 1 years
MRes Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

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

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