The Theology in History from The University of Edinburgh will enable you to understand and reflect critically upon the historical contexts in which Christian thought has developed.
Our approach is interdisciplinary: instructors include historians, philosophers of religion and systematic theologians. Your work will be enriched by the School’s guest lectures and regular research seminars in theology and ethics, and the history of Christianity.
This programme can be taken either as a Master of Theology (MTh) or as a Master of Science (MSc); the difference is only in the name.
This programme is designed to provide a strong foundation for postgraduate research in the field or for employment in a range of areas requiring critical analysis and empathetic understanding.
- Byzantine Theology
- Calvinist Theology and Piety
- Church, State and Civil Society
- From Diatribe to Dialogue in Muslim-Christian Relations
- History of Christianity in Africa
- Reformation in Sixteenth Century Britain and Ireland
- Religion and the Enlightenment: the Birth of the Modern
- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies History Religious Studies & Theology View 626 other Masters in History in United Kingdom
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- A UK 2:1 honours degree with a mark of at least 65%, or its international equivalent, in theology/religious studies or a relevant field within humanities and social sciences.
International25300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25300 GBP per year during 12 months.
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- International/EU - £12,650
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- Awards are made for both masters and PhD programmes.
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