Entry requirements The Systematic Theology pathway will provide opportunities for you to master the ability to think theologically and to ‘do’ theology in a critical, reflective and creative manner. You will engage in a rigorous application of the methods and principles unique to the disciplines of biblical and systematic theology. You will examine complex historical theological systems and learn to constructively respond to them. The Systematic Theology pathway is designed to encourage in-depth research of the leading motifs of Adventist Christianity within the context of the wider Christian and philosophical traditions. You must complete: • NCTR7008 Principles and Methods of Theology (20 credits)
The culmination of the programme is the 60-credit master's dissertation where you will produce a 15,000-word paper based on independent research. In consultation with your lecturers, you will research a topic of your own choosing within your specialised route of study and write your dissertation under the guidance of a designated supervisor.
plus a further 100 credits from the following modules.
Exegesis of Key Texts in Adventism: Marriage Texts
Leading Motifs in Adventist Theology
Emerging Perspectives in Soteriology
Emerging Perspectives in Ecclesiology
Issues and Trends in NCTR7022 Contemporary Theology NCTR7013
Biblical Theology and Praxis of Ministry and Mission
YOU ARE required to hold a relevant undergraduate degree, or an equivalent if you did not complete secondary school in the UK. Depending on your undergraduate studies you may also need to complete our Graduate Diploma in Biblical and Pastoral Studies. IF ENGLISH is not your native language, you will also need to provide evidence that your English is of a sufficient standard to study at this course level. See our website, or page 30, for more information.
Fees and funding
FUNDING your studies is an important part of your academic journey. We believe that our fee structure is competitive, with a full year of studies in the 2020– 2021 academic year costing just £14,227 for tuition, shared accommodation and meals for postgraduate students from within the UK, or who are considered home students. A RANGE of funding support may be available. See page 24, or visit our website for more information on fees and funding:
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The official College Prospectus for the academic year 2020/21