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Master of Arts degree - Faith and Culture pathway

MA in Catholic Applied Theology (Faith and Culture)


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This pathway is suitable for professional workers in pastoral ministries, in, for example, schools, colleges, social work and health. Because of its emphasis on the Christian vision of the human person and the implications of this vision for family, civic and social life and engagement with culture, this pathway is of particular relevance to educators with specific responsibilities for Citizenship within the curriculum.

Aims of the Programme

This pathway aims to foster knowledge and critical understanding of Christian anthropology, faith, ethics, values and culture, and to enable students to reflect systematically on, and think critically and creatively about, spiritual, moral and social values in relation to various features of contemporary culture.

Programme Content

Modules studied focus on:

  • Christian Anthropology
  • God and Salvation in Jesus Christ
  • Human Dignity: the Foundation of Western Civilisation and Culture
  • Faith as Culture: the Monastic Paradigm
  • The Contemporary Socio-Political Context of the Family
  • Catholic Social Thought
  • Evangelising Culture
  • Research Methods

To Apply

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