This course focuses on the context and interpretation of biblical and pseudepigraphal texts, along with the study of biblical languages. Durham has a long tradition of outstanding biblical scholarship, providing a wide range of distinctive approaches to biblical studies, including historical, critical and theological.
Core Modules; The Bible and Hermeneutics, Dissertation. Optional Modules; Optional Modules in previous years have included: 2-3 choices from: Advanced Hebrew Texts, Advanced Aramaic, Middle Egyptian, The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha and the New Testament, Gospels and Canon. Plus up to 1 choice from: Paul and his Interpreters, Patristic Exegesis, Patristic Ecclesiology, Christian Northumbria 600-750, The Anglican Theological Vision, Classic Texts in Christian Theology Liturgy and Sacramentality, Conceiving Change in Contemporary Catholicism, Twentieth-Century Catholic Theology, Christian Gender, Principles of Theological Ethics Theology, Ethics and Medicine, Social Scientific Methods in the Study of Religion, Ritual, Symbolism and Belief in the Anthropology of Religion, Literature and Religion Catholic Social Thought, Ecclesiology and Ethnography, Doctrine of Creation. Selected modules from the MA in Theology and Ministry programme Level 3 undergraduate module, or any Level 1 - 2 language module offered by the Department of Theology and Religion, taken in conjunction with the Extended Study in Theology & Religion module. 30 credits from another Board of Studies (including appropriate credit-bearing language modules offered by the University's Centre for Foreign Language Study)
Assessment is through a dissertation and essays. Language modules are assessed by exam.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||October 2018||GBP 17,325 per Year 1 (International)||1 Years|
|MA||Full-time||October 2018||GBP 7,245 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||1 Years|
|MA||Part-time||October 2018||GBP 9,600 per Year 1 (International)||2 Years|
|MA||Part-time||October 2018||GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||2 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Durham University||DH1 3LG||North East|
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