This programme is run full-time over one year (or part-time over two years) and will be taught mainly in small classroom/seminar groups.
You will be given training in research methods which offers a practical approach to postgraduate level skills of critical investigation and writing, and receive individual supervision for your 15,000 word dissertation.
Compulsory courses comprise Selected Themes in the Study of World Christianity; one further course from the options specific to this programme; and two courses in research methods.
You will choose three options. At least two must be World Christianity courses, such as:
- Christianity in Asia
- Critical Debates in Christian Mission
- From diatribe to dialogue in Christian-Muslim relations
- History of Christianity in Africa
- Liberation Theology in Context
- Theologies of World Christianity
The options on offer change from year to year, so please consult the Programme Director for advice on what will be available. With your Programme Director’s agreement, you may also choose options from other taught masters programmes, language courses, or advanced undergraduate courses.
This programme is designed to provide a strong foundation for postgraduate research in the field or for employment in a range of areas requiring critical analysis and empathetic understanding.