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Master of Arts (Honours) Geography and Theological Studies


MA Geography joint element: First year
Code Module name Credits
GG1001 Welcome to the Anthropocene: Society, Population, Environment 20 AND
GG1002 A World in Crisis? 20 AND
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

Theological Studies joint: First year
Code Module name Credits
DI1001 Theology: Issues and History 20 AND
DI1012 Introduction to Practical Theology and Theological Ethics 20 AND
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year


MA Geography joint element: Second year
Code Module name Credits
* GG2011 Geographies of Global Change 30 AND
* GG2012 (Re)constructing environments, people and places 30

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass and have an average grade 11 or better in modules marked *
Theological Studies joint: Second year
Code Module name Credits
* DI2000 Christian Thought and Practice 1 20 AND
* DI2006 The Early and Mediaeval Church: History, Beliefs and Practices 20 AND
Remaining credits from Levels 1000 and 2000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass at grade 11 or better required in modules marked *

Entry to Honours

Students who attain grades of 11.0 or above at the first sitting of the requisite 2000-level modules and who meet all other programme requirements will be given automatic offers of entry into Honours programmes. Students permitted automatic entry to Honours will only be permitted to trail one module to a maximum of 30 sub-honours credits into Honours.

Some Schools permit qualified entry to Honours (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/media/teaching-and-learning/policies/honsentry.pdf )

BSc / MA Honours

The general requirements are 480 credits over a period of normally four years (and not more than five years) or part-time equivalent, of which the final two years form an approved Honours programme of 240 credits, of which 90 credits are at 4000 or 5000 level and at least a further 120 credits at 3000 and/or 4000 or 5000 levels.


MA Geography joint element: Third year
Code Module name Credits
GG3202 Joint Honours Research Design and Methodology Training (30) 30 AND
View list Between 0 and 60 credits from Module List: GG3100, GG3321 - GG3302
GG3100 Reconstructing Past Environments 20
GG3221 Geographies of Identity and Power 20
GG3224 HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa 20
GG3225 Managing Modern Cities: Strategies for Competitiveness, Sustainability and Social Justice 20
GG3226 Population Studies: Europe before 1914 20
GG3227 Colonial and Postcolonial Geographies 20
GG3229 Environmental Management in Scotland 20
GG3231 The Economic Geography of Homes and Neighbourhoods 20
GG3232 Housing, Community and Social-Spatial Justice 20
GG3233 Transport and Sustainability 20
GG3234 Migration and Transnationalism 20
GG3236 The Geography of Entrepreneurship and Self-employment 20
GG3237 Political and Cultural Geographies of the Border 20
GG3238 Development: voice, power and identity in global times 20
GG3240 Ice and climate 20
GG3241 Quaternary Palaeoecology 20
GG3260 Periglacial Geomorphology 20
GG3261 Quaternary Geomorphology of Scotland 20
GG3262 Climate and Weather Systems 20
GG3263 Glaciers and Glaciation 20
GG3264 Oceans and Climate 20
GG3265 The Science of Climate Change 20
GG3266 Rivers and Floodplains 20
GG3267 Ecosystem Ecology 20
GG3268 Reconstructing Global Climate since the Romans 20
GG3269 Geochronology: Dating the Quaternary and Beyond 20
GG3270 Understanding and Interpreting Environmental Models 20
GG3271 Coastal Processes 20
GG3272 Biogeography 20
GG3273 Scrutinising Segregation: Geographies of Diversity and Inequality 20
GG3274 Socio-Ecological Systems 20
GG3301 Special Topic for Joint or Major Honours in Geography (Junior Honours) 10
GG3302 Special Topic for Honours in Geography (Senior Honours) 10
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

Students must take between 90 and 150 credits from modules GG3220 - GG3289, GG3302, GG4301, SG4220 - SG4229, ID4001 or ID4002 across third and fourth year.
Theological Studies joint: Third year
Code Module name Credits
DI3703 Reading in Reformation and Early Modern Theology 15 AND
DI3704 Reading in Theological Ethics 15 AND
View list 30 credits from Module List: DI3716, DI4500 - DI4549, DI4750 - DI4789, DI4800 - DI4989
DI3716 Reading in the Greek New Testament 30
DI4511 Church History Special Topic: Mediaeval Monastic Spirituality 30
DI4515 Victorian Hymn 30
DI4524 Scottish Spirituality 30
DI4525 Mediaeval Monastic Spirituality 30
DI4526 Christian Mysticism Through the Ages 30
DI4750 Themes and Texts in Christian-Buddhist Dialogue 30
DI4800 Theology and Pastoral Care 30
DI4805 Practical Theology Special Topic: Theological Issues in Medical Ethics 30
DI4816 The Theology of the Musical 30
DI4819 Monarchy, Church and National Identity 30
DI4823 Worship and the Word: Liturgy and Homiletics 30
DI4824 Theology in Latin America 30
DI4825 Theology in Africa 30
DI4826 Themes in Postcolonial Theology 30
DI4827 Christian Ethics and Contemporary Society 30
DI4914 Theology Special Topic: A Quest for God: The Religious World of Dante 30
DI4915 Theology Special Topic - Kierkegaard and Theology 30
DI4916 The Theology of Karl Barth 30
DI4924 Theology and Imagination 30
DI4928 Theological Anthropology 30
DI4933 Colgate University Module 15
DI4936 Theology and Literature 30
DI4937 The Study of Theology 30
DI4938 The Doctrine of the Trinity in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives 30
DI4939 Creation and Providence 30
DI4940 Analytic Theology 30
DI4941 Theology of the Reformation 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year


MA Geography joint element: Fourth year
Code Module name Credits
GG4297 Joint Honours Research Dissertation in Geography 30 AND
View list At least 20 credits from Module List: GG3100, GG3220 - GG3302, SG3220 - SG3295, SG4221 - SG4229, EG3020 - EG4020, ES4031
GG3100 Reconstructing Past Environments 20
GG3221 Geographies of Identity and Power 20
GG3224 HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa 20
GG3225 Managing Modern Cities: Strategies for Competitiveness, Sustainability and Social Justice 20
GG3226 Population Studies: Europe before 1914 20
GG3227 Colonial and Postcolonial Geographies 20
GG3229 Environmental Management in Scotland 20
GG3231 The Economic Geography of Homes and Neighbourhoods 20
GG3232 Housing, Community and Social-Spatial Justice 20
GG3233 Transport and Sustainability 20
GG3234 Migration and Transnationalism 20
GG3236 The Geography of Entrepreneurship and Self-employment 20
GG3237 Political and Cultural Geographies of the Border 20
GG3238 Development: voice, power and identity in global times 20
GG3240 Ice and climate 20
GG3241 Quaternary Palaeoecology 20
GG3260 Periglacial Geomorphology 20
GG3261 Quaternary Geomorphology of Scotland 20
GG3262 Climate and Weather Systems 20
GG3263 Glaciers and Glaciation 20
GG3264 Oceans and Climate 20
GG3265 The Science of Climate Change 20
GG3266 Rivers and Floodplains 20
GG3267 Ecosystem Ecology 20
GG3268 Reconstructing Global Climate since the Romans 20
GG3269 Geochronology: Dating the Quaternary and Beyond 20
GG3270 Understanding and Interpreting Environmental Models 20
GG3271 Coastal Processes 20
GG3272 Biogeography 20
GG3273 Scrutinising Segregation: Geographies of Diversity and Inequality 20
GG3274 Socio-Ecological Systems 20
GG3301 Special Topic for Joint or Major Honours in Geography (Junior Honours) 10
GG3302 Special Topic for Honours in Geography (Senior Honours) 10
SG3235 Science, Society and Natural Resource Management 20
SG3272 Socio-ecological systems 20
SG3273 Remote Sensing for Environmental and Social Research 20
SG3274 Landscape Ecology and Sustainable Science 20
SG4221 Review Essay 20
SG4222 Advanced Qualitative Analysis 20
SG4223 Advanced Quantitative Analysis 20
SG4224 Advanced Topics in Physical Sciences 20
SG4228 Advanced Topics in Geographic Information Science (GISci) 20
EG3020 Global Climate Change 15
EG3031 Special Topic for Physical Geography 5
EG3032 Special Environmental Topic for Physical Geography 5
EG4020 Geochronology 15
ES4031 Analytical Sciences 5
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

Theological Studies joint: Fourth year
Code Module name Credits
(( DI4498 Honours Dissertation in Divinity 30 OR
DI4794 Joint Dissertation (30cr) 30 ) AND
View list 30 credits from Module List: DI3716, DI4500 - DI4549, DI4750 - DI4789, DI4800 - DI4989 ) OR
DI3716 Reading in the Greek New Testament 30
DI4511 Church History Special Topic: Mediaeval Monastic Spirituality 30
DI4515 Victorian Hymn 30
DI4524 Scottish Spirituality 30
DI4525 Mediaeval Monastic Spirituality 30
DI4526 Christian Mysticism Through the Ages 30
DI4750 Themes and Texts in Christian-Buddhist Dialogue 30
DI4800 Theology and Pastoral Care 30
DI4805 Practical Theology Special Topic: Theological Issues in Medical Ethics 30
DI4816 The Theology of the Musical 30
DI4819 Monarchy, Church and National Identity 30
DI4823 Worship and the Word: Liturgy and Homiletics 30
DI4824 Theology in Latin America 30
DI4825 Theology in Africa 30
DI4826 Themes in Postcolonial Theology 30
DI4827 Christian Ethics and Contemporary Society 30
DI4914 Theology Special Topic: A Quest for God: The Religious World of Dante 30
DI4915 Theology Special Topic - Kierkegaard and Theology 30
DI4916 The Theology of Karl Barth 30
DI4924 Theology and Imagination 30
DI4928 Theological Anthropology 30
DI4933 Colgate University Module 15
DI4936 Theology and Literature 30
DI4937 The Study of Theology 30
DI4938 The Doctrine of the Trinity in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives 30
DI4939 Creation and Providence 30
DI4940 Analytic Theology 30
DI4941 Theology of the Reformation 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
( View list Between 30 and 60 credits from Module List: DI3716, DI4500 - DI4549, DI4750 - DI4789, DI4800 - DI4989 AND
DI3716 Reading in the Greek New Testament 30
DI4511 Church History Special Topic: Mediaeval Monastic Spirituality 30
DI4515 Victorian Hymn 30
DI4524 Scottish Spirituality 30
DI4525 Mediaeval Monastic Spirituality 30
DI4526 Christian Mysticism Through the Ages 30
DI4750 Themes and Texts in Christian-Buddhist Dialogue 30
DI4800 Theology and Pastoral Care 30
DI4805 Practical Theology Special Topic: Theological Issues in Medical Ethics 30
DI4816 The Theology of the Musical 30
DI4819 Monarchy, Church and National Identity 30
DI4823 Worship and the Word: Liturgy and Homiletics 30
DI4824 Theology in Latin America 30
DI4825 Theology in Africa 30
DI4826 Themes in Postcolonial Theology 30
DI4827 Christian Ethics and Contemporary Society 30
DI4914 Theology Special Topic: A Quest for God: The Religious World of Dante 30
DI4915 Theology Special Topic - Kierkegaard and Theology 30
DI4916 The Theology of Karl Barth 30
DI4924 Theology and Imagination 30
DI4928 Theological Anthropology 30
DI4933 Colgate University Module 15
DI4936 Theology and Literature 30
DI4937 The Study of Theology 30
DI4938 The Doctrine of the Trinity in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives 30
DI4939 Creation and Providence 30
DI4940 Analytic Theology 30
DI4941 Theology of the Reformation 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 0 and 30 credits from Module List: DI4015 with ID4002 )
ID4002 Communication and Teaching in Arts and Humanities 15
DI4015 Communication in Divinity 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

60 credits from Module List: DI3716, DI4500 - DI4549, DI4750 - DI4789, DI4800 - DI4989 and Module List: DI4015 with ID4002 must be taken if a 4000-level dissertation or comparable independent research project is taken in the other Honours subject.

If selected both DI4015 and ID4002 must be taken.

Study abroad

In the case of students who spend part of the Honours programme on a recognised Study Abroad scheme, the Programme Requirements will be amended to take into account overseas courses which are approved by the relevant St Andrews School in the Learning Agreement (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/studyabroad/outgoingstudents/AcademicInformation ).