University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Biblical Studies

The programme is designed to provide advanced training in Biblical studies to students with a significant undergraduate, seminary or comparable background in biblical or related studies. Through seminar-style courses and directed research, students can acquire the skills and knowledge required for independent postgraduate research and teaching in this field. The programme offers students a firm basis for work in the area of Old Testament/Hebrew Bible and/or New Testament studies, whether in an academic, religious or other settings.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in divinity or religious studies or an equivalent degree is required, including 2 years of Greek and preferably 1 year of Hebrew as well. English proficiency is required. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS test overall score of 6.5, with a writing and reading score of 6.0 and a listening and speaking score of 5.5.

Course modules

Modules include: Research training; coursework: church history; historical and doctrinal theology; systematic theology; general history and philosophy; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework, by written examination, or by a combination of these, as prescribed for each course. The dissertation course will be assessed by submission of the dissertation. An oral examination may be held at the discretion of the Examiners.

Sponsorship information

There are various sources of funding to support you during your period of study. We have a number of scholarships and bursaries available to our students, and external sources of funding available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MTh Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MTh Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MTh Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MTh Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MTh Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MTh Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MTh Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King's Campus Aberdeen AB24 3FX Scotland

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