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Theology & Religious Studies Grad Dip

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Overview

Designed to ease the transition from another area of study. May be used as a qualifying programme for study at MA level. Flexible structure. Select modules from Theology, Religion in the Contemporary World and Religion, Philosophy & Ethics.


Key benefits 

  • Theology & Religious Studies is taught in the very centre of one of the world's most dynamic cities.

  • It is one of the largest and most wide-ranging departments of Theology & Religious Studies in the UK.

  • Unparallelled access to specialist libraries, including the Maughan Library at King's, and other religious and cultural resources in central London.

  • A supportive educational environment within a department that specialises in the three 'Abrahamic' faiths.


Key information

Application status Open

Duration One year FT, two years PT, September to September.

Study mode Full-time, Part-time

Credit value UK 90 / ECTS 90

Course intake No set number.

Course leaders Dr Katherine Swancutt

Course contact for further information

Postgraduate Admissions Team, Admissions Office tel: +44 (0) 20 7848 2569 fax: +44 (0) 20 7848 7200

Course contact email https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/pg/Admissions-contact-form.aspx

Awarding institution King's College London

Faculty Faculty of Arts & Humanities

Department Department of Theology and Religious Studies

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Entry requirements & how to apply


Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements.

Usually a 2:1 undergraduate honours degree (or overseas equivalent).

Application procedure

Your application will be assessed by at least one academic member of staff. We aim to process all applications within four to six weeks, although this may take longer in February and March, and over holiday periods.

Personal statement and supporting information

Please provide a personal statement with your application, explaining why you wish to take our programme, and outlinining your relevant background experience. You should also give your undergraduate degree qualification, School/College, subject, grade and date.

Application closing date

The deadline for applications is 01 April 2016 for 2016 entry. Prior to this date all applications will be given equal consideration and considered on their individual merits. After this date applications will be considered subject to the availability of places, thus we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. Please note that funding deadlines may be earlier.

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Course detail

Description

Designed to ease the transition from another area of study. May be used as a qualifying programme for study at MA level. Flexible structure. Select modules from Theology, Religion in the Contemporary World and Religion, Philosophy & Ethics.

Course purpose

For applicants of graduate or equivalent status in areas of study other than Theology & Religious Studies. The Graduate Diploma may be used as a qualifying programme to enable study at MA level, as it is especially designed to ease the transition to Theology & Religious Studies from another subject.

Course format and assessment

Part-time attendance: one-two days per week. Taught modules are assessed by coursework and/or examination, plus a dissertation.

Structure

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Career prospects

Further academic research; teaching; journalism; religious institutions.

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Fees and funding

Full time tuition fees - Home/EU

£4,600 p.a. (2016/17)*

Full time tuition fees - Overseas

£17,000 p.a. (2016/17)*

Part time tuition fees - Home/EU

£2,300 p.a. (2016/17)*

Part time tuition Fees - Overseas

£8,500 p.a. (2016/17)*

 *This tuition fee is subject to annual increases.

Please visit our web pages on fees and funding for more information.

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