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Postgraduate degrees at the Institute of Theology and Liberal Arts

Our postgraduate programmes train students in cutting-edge research and academic specialisation:

MA Theology

Our MA in Theology offers students education in the central areas of Christian theology through a balance of academic study and practical application.

MA Christian Spirituality

This course would allow you to explore the richness of Christian spirituality through historical, anthropological and theological lenses. It integrates theory with practice, and will be particularly appealing if you are in ministry, contemplating ministry or wanting to discover more about this exciting area.

MA Bioethics and Medical Law

This established MA course equips you with the skills to assess the ethical, legal, social and spiritual aspects of advances in medicine and related technologies.

MA Catholic Social Teaching

This degree will give students a thorough grounding at an advanced level to the principles, history and application of Catholic Social Teaching and related disciplines.

MA London Theatre

MA London Theatre is a perfect programme for anyone wanting to immerse themselves in London’s rich theatre heritage and is designed for people wishing to pursue further academic careers in theatre, those interested in being a theatre commentator, or those simply interested in delving further into the theatre capital of the world.

MA Playwriting

MA Playwriting gives you the time and support to develop their own full length play. Throughout the programme students will work with industry professionals who share their knowledge and insight into what it takes to be a working playwright. The course culminates with a rehearsed reading of your plays with an invited industry audience.

Postgraduate research degrees

St Mary's offers the opportunity to study for an MPhil or PhD, working on your research project alongside highly experienced researchers. The University has a thriving PhD programme with over 80 students, all supported by a supervisory team of active researchers in the student’s subject area.

Find out more about postgraduate research degrees at St Mary's