Minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1) in a relevant discipline, or equivalent professional qualifications and relevant work experience.
Months of entry
Chester is a leading centre for the study of practical and contextual theologies in the UK and internationally.
This programme provides students with opportunities to engage in advanced study in practical and contextual theology.
Students can choose to specialize in one or both aspects of the programme. While practical and contextual theologies can use slightly different methods in their approach to the task of theology, they are related disciplines that would largely acknowledge that all theology is both practical and contextual in nature.
Themes and Methods in Practical and Contextual Theology
Research Dissertation - a 16-20,000 word dissertation on a research project developed in one aspect of contextual and/or practical theology. You work with a supervisor to develop and produce your dissertation.
You also choose an additional three modules from below.
Independent Biblical Studies
Spirituality and Popular Culture
Practice Based Research Project
Field Study of Religion
Evil in Comparative Theological Perspective
TRS Conference Study
Gender, Religion and Literature
Key texts in Christian Theological Ethics
Students can pursue modules either at a distance or on campus in Chester with occasional opportunities to study modules delivered through intensive 24 hour residentials.
This list of modules is indicative and may change from year to year.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
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