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OverviewExplore the central role of theological ideas within public debatesOur MA in Public Theology will develop and enhance your skills as a theologian, as you reflect on and engage with contemporary cultural, social and political issues.We will support you to build on your current expertise and knowledge so that you can more effectively lead your local community in discipleship, witness and growth.You will investigate the central role of theological ideas in public debates through an
Explore the central role of theological ideas within public debates
Our MA in Public Theology will develop and enhance your skills as a theologian, as you reflect on and engage with contemporary cultural, social and political issues.
We will support you to build on your current expertise and knowledge so that you can more effectively lead your local community in discipleship, witness and growth.
You will investigate the central role of theological ideas in public debates through an exciting and diverse range of modules that will allow you to explore contemporary issues and questions in depth.
You will be taught through your attendance at three-day schools in August, January and May, which are followed by a series of assessment tasks.
The MA is studied part-time by following a two-year taught module programme followed by a one-year dissertation module.
Explore major questions and concepts around religion
We believe that theological reflection has a fundamental role to play in the life of our churches and our society. and we are committed to developing the skills of practitioners in local churches, be they clergy or laity.
We offer extensive support, especially for those returning to study after a long period.
Teaching and Assessment
Feel the support of internationally-recognised research staff
Allocated teaching days
Teaching is delivered in three school blocks a year; each of which lasts for three days.
You may either visit the University of Chichester on a daily basis or, if you live further away, we can help you find suitable accommodation if required.
You will learn by attending our allocated academic days; our three-days schooling programmes. We offer extensive support, especially for those returning to study after a long period, meaning you will the confidence in your academic skills to fully explore your ideas.
Students need to have experience working in a ministerial or theological context; Have a university theological qualification or a good honours degree in a humanities subject together with experience in a church context; Attend an interview.
This information is updated by IDP Connect, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: The fees might vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
More info: Students need to pay £770 per 20 credit module; Students study 3 x 20 credit modules a year and so the full year cost is £2,310. Church Authority recommendation fee :£499.95 per 20 credit module; £1499.85 full cost..
The University of Chichester has two campuses: one in the centre of Chichester, a charming and historic town, and the other close to the sea in Bognor Regis.
The University offers both taught and research degrees at postgraduate level, with many of the courses offering work placements during the year. There is a vast range of academic departments to choose from, including Business, Dance, Humanities, Music, Sport and Theatre.
Both sites – Chichester and Bognor Regis Campus – are easily connected by a regular inter-campus bus service. Across the two sites, students have access to a range of state-of-the-art facilities including a Sports Centre, Engineering and Digital Technology Park, Students’ Union, a restaurant, a theatre and a Learning Resource Centre.
Where you'll study
Bishop Otter Campus