|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£16,000 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Normally a 2:1 in a relevant degree. Professional qualification and experience also considered.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
This MA course is aimed at existing leaders who want to get the most out of their roles by reflecting on leadership in terms of religious literacy and understanding.
Throughout the course you’ll explore contemporary areas of religious debate and research. Your learning will have a direct impact on your professional practice.
The course will be useful to a wide range of professional groups, including those working in law and criminal justice, and health and social care, as well as government employees (working at national and local levels), educational professionals, and corporate and professional organisations involved in community projects. It will also appeal to people who deal with the public in their everyday professional activities.
Key areas the course covers include:
- The historical relationship between religion, leadership and power
- Issues related to diversity, equality and plurality
- The boundaries between public and private
- The responsibilities of religious freedom, gender, identity and democracy and participation
Leadership and Religion in Society: Past, Present and Future
Interdisciplinary Imaginations of Religion, Belief and Leadership
Contemporary Challenges of Religion in Professions and Practice
Sacred Texts and Sources for Religious Literacy
Reflective Practice Dissertation
You can choose modules to fit within your professional or personal commitments. You need to do all taught elements before starting the dissertation.
Each taught module includes the following elements:
Two residential study schools, which will consist of 40 hours of lectures, seminars and tutorials. These take place twice each calendar year
Conference tutorial time
Individual tutorial time
Online group learning environment
You’re encouraged to take one or two modules each semester, or to approach the course on a module-by-module basis.
Each taught module can be taken independently from other elements.
Essays (2–3000 words)
Online learning debates
12,000-word reflective practice dissertation