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University of Malta

Faculty of Theology

Master of Arts in Religious Studies
(M.A. Rel. St.(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2017)


Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

FDT5600 The Church at the Margins: Select Issues on Christianity and Culture Today 5 ECTS
FDT5610 Making Sense of Christian Theological Debates 5 ECTS
SHG5600 Spiritual Authenticity: Ways of Reading Scripture 5 ECTS

Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

FDT5611 Theological Anthropology, Gender and Sexuality 5 ECTS
FDT5612 Faith, Dialogue and the Public Sphere 5 ECTS
MRT5166 Contemporary Issues in Ethics 5 ECTS


Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

THL5090* Dissertation 60 ECTS

*Work on the Dissertation is expected to start in Semester 1 of academic year 2018/19 and continue up to the end of Semester 2 of academic year 2019/20.

This programme of study is governed by 'The General Regulations for University Postgraduate Awards, 2008' and by the Bye-Laws for the award of Master of Arts in Religious Studies under the auspices of the Faculty of Theology.

Last Updated: 22 April 2017
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.
Measuring Divinity - Inter Faculty Colloquium
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21st Annual Augustinian Lecture 2017
The 21st Annual Augustinian Lecture 2017 will be celebrated on the 5th and 6th December 2017 with two lectures delivered by Rev. Prof. Theodore Dieter.

Closing Date Dissertation Proposals
Deadline to present dissertation proposals for next Faculty Board is Wednesday 29th November 2017 at 1700hrs

Augustinian Institute Academic Year 2017-18

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Dissertation Logbook
The Dissertation Logbook can be found here.


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