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Master of Arts (Honours) Theological Studies


Theological Studies single: 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


Theological Studies single: 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 )

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 level and at least a further 120 credits at 3000 and/or 4000 levels.


Theological Studies single: 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 90 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


Theological Studies single: Fourth year
Code Module name Credits
DI4498 Honours Dissertation in Divinity 30 AND
( View list Between 60 and 90 credits from Theological Studies 4000-Level Optional Modules
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
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
DI4940 Analytic Theology 30
DI4941 Theology of the Reformation 30
DI3716 Reading in the Greek New Testament 30
DI4608 Gospel of Matthew (English Texts) 30
DI4609 Gospel of Matthew (Greek Texts) 30
DI4610 Christology and Pneumatology in the New Testament 30
DI4615 New Testament Special Topic 30
DI4616 New Testament Special Topic - Atonement 30
DI4626 The Book of Revelation: English Texts 30
DI4627 The Book of Revelation: English and Greek Texts 30
DI4628 Epistle to the Hebrews: English Text 30
DI4629 Epistle to the Hebrews: Greek Text 30
DI4630 The Gospel of Mark: English Text 30
DI4631 The Gospel of Mark: Greek Text 30
DI4700 Hebrew Prose and Poetry 30
DI4705 Biblical Aramaic 30
DI4710 Exegesis of Biblical Hebrew Texts 30
DI4711 Old Testament Special Topic : Creation and Chaos in the Old Testament and Ancient Near East 30
DI4712 The Dead Sea Scrolls: English Text 30
DI4713 The Dead Sea Scrolls: Hebrew Text 30
DI4715 The Pentateuch 30
DI4726 Hebrew Readings 30
DI4728 Poetry and Prayer: An Introduction to the Psalms 30
DI4729 Poetry and Prayer: An Introduction to the Psalms (Hebrew) 30
DI4730 The Book of Daniel 30
DI4731 Ancient Jewish Literature from 1 Enoch to the Mishnah 30
DI4732 King and Messiah in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and Second Temple Judaism 30
DI4733 Creation and Chaos in the Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East 30
DI4750 Themes and Texts in Christian-Buddhist Dialogue 30
DI4794 Joint Dissertation (30cr) 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
DI4015 Communication in Divinity 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
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

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 ).