Spirituality, Theology and Health
MA/MSc Spirituality, Theology and Health
This is an exciting new inter-professional, inter-disciplinary programme for those interested in Christian theology and those in Health related professions.
The aim of the programme:
- To provide a taught postgraduate programme on which theologians and scientists, clery/chaplins and healthcare workers may reflect together on their understanding of the interdisciplinary field of spirituality, theology and health.
- To assist practitioners in acquiring and extending their ability to reflect theologically on their pastoral and clinical work in spirituality and healthcare.
- To provide practitioners and researchers with subject specific knowledge and skills supportive of progression to teaching others about spirituality, theology and health.
- To provide a depth of knowledge of the literature and in research skills prior to undertaking a doctoral programme of study (PhD or DThm) in this field.
- To assist those who, already having a master's degree or doctorate in a different but related field, wish to enter this as a new academic field for research or teaching.
- To allow students to conduct, on their individual initiative, a substantial piece of academic research with a primary focus on either theology (MA route) or health (MSc route).
Two core modules and a dissertation are compulsory components of the programmes:
|Spirituality, Religion & Health||30 Credits|
|Practical Theology: Context, Practice and Methodolgy||30 Credits|
Relevant modules to total of 60 credits may be taken from other programmes in the Department of Theology & Religion, School of Medicine and Health and from the MSc in Medical Anthropology.
- 2:1 Honours degree or International equivalent (i.e. GPA 3.2/4.0) in a relevant subject
- Two academic references
- Satisfactory English Language Proficiency
- Good Personal Statement
- MA/MSc = 12 Months