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Systematic and Philosophical Theology (distance learning), MA, University of Nottingham

the United Kingdom

University of Nottingham

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About Systematic and Philosophical Theology (distance learning), MA - at University of Nottingham

This course provides a detailed grounding in many aspects of systematic and philosophical theology. It is suitable for those who wish to prepare for a research degree, and for those who wish to undertake graduate level study in order to gain training and experience in this area.

Course Content

Modules include:

    • Research Methods and Resources


    • Systematic and Philosophical Theology for Newcomers: The Doctrine of God


    • Christ and Salvation


    • Aquinas and Thomism


    • La Nouvelle Theologie: von Balthasar and de Lubac


    • Scholastic Theology from the 11th-14th Centuries


    • The Virgin Mary in Christian Tradition: history and doctrine


    • Richard Hooker and English Theological Thought


  • Earliest Christian Writings to the Mid-second Century

In addition, students may opt to take some modules from the MA in Church History. With the consent of the course director, you may be allowed to take a Directed Reading module. You will complete your studies with a 15,000 word dissertation.

Entry requirements

IELTS:7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element)

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