12 months
23530 GBP/year
11120 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The MLitt in Theology and the Arts at the University of St Andrews gives students a theoretically inflected and historically contextualised introduction to the field of theology and the arts, acting as a standalone Masters course or a stepping stone for those considering doctoral research in the field.


Learning outcomes

The MLitt in Theology and the Arts at University of St Andrews is a one-year taught programme run by the Institute for Theology, Imagination and the Arts (ITIA), part of the School of Divinity. 

The course is designed to provide a broad introduction to postgraduate work in the field of theology and the arts. It can be taken as self-contained programme of study or as a grounding for those intending to pursue doctoral research in this field.


Students on the Theology and the Arts MLitt programme are provided with the skills they need to succeed in an international job market, both academic and non-academic.

Graduates have taken up roles in a wide variety of occupations including:

  • PhD study in the UK and the US
  • work for arts institutions and museums
  • church ministry
  • secondary school teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Christian Doctrine and the Arts
  • Religious Experience and Aesthetic Forms
  • Theological Engagements with the Arts
  • Methods and Texts

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good 2.1 undergraduate Honours degree in theology or an Arts subject.
  • CV
  • statement of purpose (300 to 500 words)
  • sample of academic work in English (2,000 words)
  • two original signed academic references
  • academic transcripts and degree certificates 
  • evidence of English language proficiency (required if English is not your first language).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23530 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23530 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11120 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11120 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for St Andrews

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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