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Celtic & Anglo Saxon Studies and Theology & Religion MA (Hons)

University of Aberdeen

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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    11-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Celtic & Anglo-Saxon Studies and Theology & Religion widens your comprehensive study of the lives and legacy of the Celtic, Anglo-Saxon and Scandinavian peoples with a deeper exploration of the origin, function, and meaning of religion, comparing the major religions across the world and with special focus on Christian faith in historic and contemporary contexts.Aberdeen has been a centre for Celtic studies for more than a century and is now a leading research centre in all aspects of the northern polar regions including its peoples and their societies and beliefs. You will study languages, literature, culture and history, inspired by leading specialists in the history and literature of Britain, Ireland and Scandinavia in the middle ages, in medieval Celtic and Scandinavian literature and the cultural history of Ireland and Anglo-Saxon England.In Theology & Religion, you will gain a sound understanding of the major religious traditions of the world, including their historical development and contemporary importance, with a special focus on Christian faith, life and doctrine in its historical, institutional and contemporary context. You will study biblical languages, the history of the church in the west, the Reformation in Scotland, the role of religion in ethical and political debates and religious aspects of disability.As a graduate, you will be highly employable in a wide range of roles including journalism, ministry, public service and administration, NGO, government service, publishing, education and research. The intellectual skills you will develop and their transferability will make you a very attractive graduate with very wide career options, including in business.

Application deadline

25 January

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A level : BBB

For First Year Entry a minimum of 3 A Levels at BBB or 4 AS at AABB.For Second Year Entry a minimum of an A in the subject selected for Single Honours plus BB, or AB in the subjects selected for Joint Honours plus a further B.GCSE in English or English Language is also required.

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University information

University of Aberdeen

  • University League Table

    37th

  • Campus address

    University of Aberdeen, Directorate of External Relations, King's College, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB24 3FX, Scotland

One of the top 40 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide).
Student population has over 130 nationalities and strong international global networks.
Experienced international student advisers with immigration expertise supporting students from application to graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 100 9

    43rd out of 91 18

    10th out of 30 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    171 82%

    9th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    37th

    50
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    29th

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    190 97%

    4th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    49.0 49%

    68th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    25th

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    156 82%

    7th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    20th

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.51 90%

    1st

    12

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