Heythrop College, University of London

Course Introduction

This course seeks to make the canon law accessible to the non'specialist as well as to those who have some knowledge of the law; it looks at where canon law came from and the influences on its development, the theology underpinning it, the influence of the Second Vatican Council, the structure of the code, and the general norms of interpretation.

Course Modules

Modules include: General introduction to canon law; marriage in canon law; the people of God; sacramental law; dissertation.

Course Additional Entry

Applicants must have a 1st or 2nd class Honours degree in Theology, Religious Studies or Law. Other equivalent qualifications may be considered; for applicants whose 1st language is not English, the College requires: IELTS score of at least 6.5, with no less than 6.5 in each of listening, speaking, reading and writing; TOEFL internet based test score of 92 with no less than 23 in each of listening, speaking, reading and writing; Pearson Test of English Academic score of 60 overall with no less than 55 in any component.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £11,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £4,500  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time Evening
MA (Postgraduate) £5,725  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time Evening
MA (Postgraduate) £2,350  Academic year. First year home fees