M.Litt. Bible and the Contemporary World

University of St Andrews


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Tuition fee:
  • € 6,600 / Year (EEA)
  • € 17,425 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2014
Duration full-time: 12 months
Languages:
  • English
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time

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This programme aims to offer an opportunity for learning that is interdisciplinary between biblical and theological studies, and between these and various other human disciplines in the arts, humanities and social sciences. This is possible by making substantial use of an internet-based virtual learning environment and of face-to-face teaching.The overall aims of the programme are to enable students to:

* relate the Christian tradition in creative and productive ways to various aspects of the contemporary world,
* gain an understanding of how 'culture' both shapes and has been shaped by the situation within it of Christian religious belief, practice and theology,
* acquire a critical awareness of some current issues of dispute in the field,
* evaluate positions represented in advanced scholarly literature,
* proffer judgments on the issues concerned.

Contents

You will be taught face-to-face and through our Viritual Learning Environment. Your VLE modules are shared with students on our part-time, distance learning version of this programme. This means that you attend a Study Week with them, on the University campus, in mid-September and again in early February. You continue your learning in the VLE modules through online seminar discussions that are linked with reading materials.

In first semester you take a further module, delivered via lectures/seminars on the campus.

Requirements

A good 2.1 UK Honours Degree (or overseas equivalent). If first language is not English, an IELTS 7.0/TOEFL 100IB score is required.

English Language Requirements

CAE score: (read more)

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.

80 (Grade A)

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