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The course fosters an understanding of the interaction between theology, philosophy and religion, and equips students with tools to engage in theological and philosophical reflection through the study of literature. It also provides training and experience in research methods in theology and religious studies. It is an ideal degree for those wishing to pursue a one-year MA as preparation for a research degree, as suggested by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Students are required to complete 120 credits by modules and submit a 60-credit dissertation. Full-time students normally take two or three taught modules in each semester. All students are required to take the module 'Research Methods and Resources' and at least one of the following: ? Dante, Religion and Culture ? Aesthetics, Religion and Philosophy: from Idealism to Romanticism ? Theology, Philosophy and Language from Plato to Hegel Students take a further two modules from the area of theology, philosophy and literature. With the permission of the Course Director, they may take 30 credits of undergraduate modules instead of an additional MA module. (Please note that all module details are subject to change.) The University of Nottingham?s Department of Theology and Religious Studies is one of the leading departments of its kind in the UK. Established over 50 years ago, the Department has research expertise across a wide range of areas, and incorporates the Centre of Theology and Philosophy, directed by Professor John Milbank. The Department focuses on Christianity, Islam and Judaism. Key areas of research strength in the Department include biblical history, literature and theology, Byzantine and orthodox studies, church history, historical, systematic and philosophical theology and theology in relation to literature, philosophy, politics, economics and natural science. Visit http:www.nottingham.ac.uktheology for more information about the Department, MA programmes, and funding opportunities.

The course fosters an understanding of the interaction between theology, philosophy and religion, and equips students with tools to engage in theological and philosophical reflection through the study of literature. It also provides training and experience in research methods in theology and religious studies. It is an ideal degree for those wishing to pursue a one-year MA as preparation for a...

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