MA in Christian Spirituality East and West

An Anglia Ruskin University degree created and taught by the Cambridge Theological Federation With our MA in Christian Spirituality East and West you will join a lively debate in the unique ecumenical context of the Cambridge Theological Federation on the meaning and the role of spirituality in the context of the Christian traditions as well as in today’s multi-cultural and multi-religious environments. Options:
  • Available full-time or part-time
  • Some modules may be available by block teaching over one or two weeks
COURSE STRUCTURE / MODULES: The MA consists of FIVE modules (Including the Dissertation Module). One of the four taught modules and the final dissertation are compulsory, the other three taught modules are optional and can be chosen from the list below:

MODULES FOR THE MA IN CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALITY EAST AND WEST

Compulsory modules: Optional modules recommended for IOCS students (2022-2023)*

Other optional modules for 2022-2023*

Christian Spiritual Traditions East and West Orthodox Spirituality: Life in Liturgy – Taught by IOCS Christian Mysticism East and West
Christian Spirituality in the Contemporary World
Ignatian Spirituality
Final Major Project (Dissertation) Mystery of Love – Taught by IOCS   Celtic and Medieval Spirituality
Christianity and ecology – Taught by IOCS Spirituality, Materiality and the Body
Spirituality and the Arts
*Please note that, while the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies and the Cambridge Theological Federation will do their best to offer the above modules in the coming academic year, we cannot guarantee that all these optional modules will be offered in 2022-2023. Also, IOCS and CTF reserve the right not to teach a module if enrolled numbers are insufficient.
Available as
– Postgraduate Certificate in Spirituality East and West (2 modules) – Postgraduate Diploma in Spirituality East and West (4 modules) – MA in Spirituality East and West (4 modules and a 15,000 word project)

Options

– Available full-time or part-time – Choose from online or classroom lectures and seminars – Some modules will be available by block teaching in Cambridge over one or two weeks
Postgraduate Certificate Postgraduate Diploma MA
Christian Spiritual Traditions East and West Christian Spiritual Traditions East and West Christian Spiritual Traditions East and West
Plus one optional  module from the Spirituality Pathway Plus three optional modules from the Spirituality Pathway Plus three optional modules from the Spirituality Pathway
Plus a major project (15,000 words)
More details here about the above modules, as well as all optional modules potentially available in 2023-2024 or the next academic year(s).
The deadline for applications for our next intake for the MA courses is 31st August 2023.
Please find below the link to the Anglia Ruskin University online application.
Please note: If you have questions about the course structure or the application procedure, please contact the Institute’s Academic Director, Dr Christoph Schneider (cs300@cam.ac.uk).