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Master of Research (MRes)

The overall aim of the MRes in Theology is to offer students the opportunity to work closely with a supervisor or supervisory team to produce a substantial piece of independent research in Theology, and to develop wide–ranging research skills within disciplinary and interdisciplinary frameworks.

This course is no longer available through Queen’s University Belfast. Please contact Union College directly for more information on available courses.


year full time or up to


years part time

Queen's University, Belfast



On completion of studies each student on the MTh programme is expected to have

1. Developed a specialised understanding of a theological area chosen under the guidance of a  supervisor;

2. Demonstrated evidence of wide and independent reading;

3. Developed research skills through engaging in an extended supervised dissertation.