Research course

Christianity and Interreligious Relations (MRes)

Heythrop College · Theology

Entry requirements

An honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent in theology or in another appropriate subject

Months of entry


Course content

MRes Christianity & Interreligious Relations, specifically for students who wish to continue to MPhil or PhD research, establishes critical and research skills. Faith and faith communities figure large in contemporary public discourse, but the issues are complex and interdisciplinary. London, one of the most cosmopolitan cities on earth, offers a unique setting for reflection on these issues.

The programme consists of four taught modules and a dissertation:

Research Skills in Theology

Analyse and critically present the main themes in contemporary theological debate and develop the broad outlines of your research proposal.

Optional modules include:

  • Jewish-Christian Relations
  • Muslim-Christian Relations
  • Christian Relations with Buddhism and Hinduism
  • Christianity in Dialogue

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you are required to provide evidence of your proficiency in English. Please visit our website to find out about our language requirements. Our International Students section has additional information for students from outside the UK.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Heythrop is proud to offer our students generous scholarships and bursaries. We have four scholarships available for postgraduates:

  • Student Support Scholarship
  • Alumni Scholarship
  • Qualified Teacher Scholarship
  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

Please visit our website for full details.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

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