Heythrop College, University of London

Heythrop College, University of London

Biblical Studies

The programme attracts teachers and people involved in church ministry, as well as anyone with a particular interest in the textual study of biblical literature. It provides a valuable ongoing education for ministers.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent, in theology or another appropriate subject. For applicants whose 1st language is not English, the College requires: IELTS score of at least 6.5, with no less than 6.5 in each of listening, speaking, reading and writing; TOEFL internet based test score of 92 with no less than 23 in each of listening, speaking, reading and writing; Pearson Test of English Academic score of 60 overall with no less than 55 in any component.

Course modules

Modules include: Critical aspects of biblical interpretation (old testament); critical aspects of biblical interpretation (new testament). Optional Modules: reading 1 corinthians; a critical investigation of the gospel of mark; the bible in the life of the church; second temple Judaism; women in the old testament and intertestamental era; biblical Hebrew; new testament greek.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework during the module or shortly after its end, and by a 4,000 word essay done by the end of the year. Coursework tasks vary from 1 module to another, to reflect the module content and learning outcomes. Examples may include book reviews or seminar presentations as well as essays.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,350 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,725 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,350 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,350 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,350 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Heythrop College, University of London Kensington and Chelsea W8 5HQ South East

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Postgraduate Administrator
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020 7795 4201