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Master of Arts (Honours) Social Anthropology and Theological Studies


Social Anthropology joint: First year
Code Module name Credits
SA1002 Ways of Thinking 20 AND
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

It is recommended to select SA1001 in addition to SA1002.
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


Social Anthropology joint: Second year
Code Module name Credits
* SA2001 The Foundations of Social Anthropology 20 AND
* SA2002 Ethnographic Encounters 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 *
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 11.0 or above at the first sitting in 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.


Social Anthropology joint element: Third year
Code Module name Credits
View list 30 credits from Module List: SA3000 - SA3999 AND
SA3030 Critical Thinkers and Formative Texts 30
SA3031 Anthropological Study of Language and Culture 30
SA3032 Regional Ethnography 1 30
SA3033 Regional Ethnography 2 30
SA3049 Perception, Imagination and Communication 30
SA3050 Interpreting Social and Cultural Phenomena 30
SA3053 Individuality, Community and Morality 30
SA3055 Anthropology and History 30
SA3056 Melanesian Anthropology 30
SA3057 Sex and Gender 30
SA3059 Colonial and Post-Colonial Representations 30
SA3060 Contemporary Issues in Social Anthropology 30
SA3061 Reading Ethnography 30
SA3062 Anthropology, Indigenous Peoples and Resource Extraction 30
SA3063 Anthropology of Religion 30
SA3064 The Anthropology of Migration 30
SA3065 Anthropology of Economic Life 30
SA3506 Methods in Social Anthropology 30
SA3901 Ethnographic Project: Putting Anthropology to Practice in the 'Real' World 30
SA3902 An Anthropology of Global Social Issues 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 30 credits from Module List: SA3000 - SA4089, SA4400 - SA4899 (except SA4794 - SA4797)
SA3030 Critical Thinkers and Formative Texts 30
SA3031 Anthropological Study of Language and Culture 30
SA3032 Regional Ethnography 1 30
SA3033 Regional Ethnography 2 30
SA3049 Perception, Imagination and Communication 30
SA3050 Interpreting Social and Cultural Phenomena 30
SA3053 Individuality, Community and Morality 30
SA3055 Anthropology and History 30
SA3056 Melanesian Anthropology 30
SA3057 Sex and Gender 30
SA3059 Colonial and Post-Colonial Representations 30
SA3060 Contemporary Issues in Social Anthropology 30
SA3061 Reading Ethnography 30
SA3062 Anthropology, Indigenous Peoples and Resource Extraction 30
SA3063 Anthropology of Religion 30
SA3064 The Anthropology of Migration 30
SA3065 Anthropology of Economic Life 30
SA3506 Methods in Social Anthropology 30
SA3901 Ethnographic Project: Putting Anthropology to Practice in the 'Real' World 30
SA3902 An Anthropology of Global Social Issues 30
SA4005 The West Indies and the Black Atlantic 30
SA4058 Visual Anthropology 30
SA4059 Living with Material Culture 30
SA4060 Anthropology of Religion and Politics 30
SA4500 Independent Project 1 30
SA4501 Independent Project 2 30
SA4821 Amerindian Language and Culture 30
SA4850 Andes 30
SA4855 Anthropology, Literature and Writing 30
SA4856 Anthropology, Christianity and Modernity 30
SA4857 West Africa 30
SA4860 Anthropology of Amazonia 30
SA4861 Ethnography of Fieldwork 30
SA4862 Imagining the World: The Anthropology of Consciousness 30
SA4863 Youth in Africa 30
SA4864 Melanesian Anthropology 30
SA4865 Ethnohistories of the Americas 30
SA4866 Anthropology and Eurasia 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

SA3506 must be taken if the student wishes to take SA4099, SA4794 or SA4796 in 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


Social Anthropology joint element: Fourth year
Code Module name Credits
View list 60 credits from Module List: SA4000 - SA4299, SA4400 - SA4899, (SA4301 and ID4002)
SA4005 The West Indies and the Black Atlantic 30
SA4058 Visual Anthropology 30
SA4059 Living with Material Culture 30
SA4060 Anthropology of Religion and Politics 30
SA4098 Library-based Dissertation 30
SA4099 Primary Research-based Dissertation 30
SA4500 Independent Project 1 30
SA4501 Independent Project 2 30
SA4794 Joint Dissertation (30cr) 30
SA4795 Joint Dissertation (60cr) 60
SA4796 Joint Project (30cr) 30
SA4797 Joint Project (60cr) 60
SA4821 Amerindian Language and Culture 30
SA4850 Andes 30
SA4855 Anthropology, Literature and Writing 30
SA4856 Anthropology, Christianity and Modernity 30
SA4857 West Africa 30
SA4860 Anthropology of Amazonia 30
SA4861 Ethnography of Fieldwork 30
SA4862 Imagining the World: The Anthropology of Consciousness 30
SA4863 Youth in Africa 30
SA4864 Melanesian Anthropology 30
SA4865 Ethnohistories of the Americas 30
SA4866 Anthropology and Eurasia 30
SA4301 Anthropology in the Community 15
ID4002 Communication and Teaching in Arts and Humanities 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

If selected SA4301 must be taken with ID4002.
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 ).