Course Introduction

This course is aimed specifically at students who wish to go on to do research at MPhil or PhD level on some aspect of Pastoral Theology and provides a foundation for further research in Pastoral Theology. The degree is a good foundation for further research, at Heythrop or elsewhere.

Course Modules

Modules include: Research methods in pastoral theology; foundations of pastoral theology; religion context and crisis; dissertation.

Course Additional Entry

An Honours degree (2.1 or above) in theology and/or religious studies; 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
MRes £11,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MRes £4,500  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MRes £5,725  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MRes £2,350  Academic year. First year home fees