MA Degrees

These new, modular Master of Arts degrees have been specially created by the Cambridge Theological Federation for Anglia Ruskin University to offer flexible learning options.

Students can enrol for a:

  • Postgraduate Certificate consisting of two modules
  • Diploma with four modules
  • Full MA with four modules and a 15,000 word dissertation

Completing an MA will normally take one year full-time or two to three years part-time.

Students can choose between traditional face-to-face lectures and seminars, or distance learning with online contact.

The four subject options are:

MA in Contemporary Ethics

Learn about the link between moral thinking and its applicability in contemporary contexts.


MA in Contemporary Faith and Belief

A timely exploration of the role of faith and belief in the modern world. 


MA in Pastoral Care and Chaplaincy

Gain an in-depth understanding of Pastoral Theology as it relates to the goals of chaplaincy and care.


MA in Spirituality

Join a lively debate on the meaning and role of spirituality in the context of the Christian traditions and today’s multi-cultural environments. 



The MA programmes are available through four members of the Cambridge Theological Federation. Prospective students should apply to one of: