Taught course

Systematic Theology

University of Aberdeen · Divinity and Religious Studies

Entry requirements

Candidates for all of our MTh degrees normally need an upper-second Honours degree in Divinity, Religious Studies or the equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme provides advanced instruction in Christian systematic theology, offering students a structured course of study in which to explore questions about the nature, tasks, and aims of the discipline; deepen their understanding of the scope and coherence of Christian teaching; analyse the development of Christian doctrine; and gain facility in the analysis of classical and contemporary theological texts. An end in its own right, the degree also aims to prepare students for further advanced research in theology.

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Information for international students

IELTS test overall score of 6.5, with a writing and reading score of 6.0 and a listening and speaking score of 5.5. TOEFL overall score of 90, with a writing and reading score of 21, a listening score of 17 and a speaking score of 20

Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Donald Wood
+44 (0)1224 272890