University of Edinburgh
New Testament Language, Literature and Theology
You will work under the supervision of specialists whose recent publications have focused on the gospels; Paul; the apocalypse; the apocryphal gospels and early second-century texts and developments; textual criticism; New Testament ethics; Qumran; the historical, religious and literary environment of the New Testament; New Testament Christology. You can undertake research in exegesis, historical-critical issues, textual and literary criticism, the relation between Christianity and its religious and historical setting, the history of interpretation, and hermeneutical questions. You are encouraged to contact a potential supervisor to discuss your research project before making a formal application. At the School of Divinity you will join a community of around 150 research students, drawn from around the world, and from a variety of religious and non-religious backgrounds. You will study in a stimulating environment. The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 ranked the School's research environment at 100% world-leading / internationally excellent, second in the UK on this front in theology and religion. This outstanding result reflects the vibrancy of the School's research culture.
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD: Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements.
See our website for detailed programme information.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MTh||Full-time||September 2019||-||1 Years|
|MTh||Part-time||September 2019||-||2 Years|
|MSc (Res)||Full-time||September 2019||-||1 Years|
|MSc (Res)||Part-time||September 2019||-||2 Years|
|Master of Philosophy - MPhil||Full-time||September 2019||-||2 Years|
|Doctor of Philosophy - PhD||Full-time||September 2019||-||3 Years|
|Doctor of Philosophy - PhD||Part-time||September 2019||-||6 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Central area campus||EH8 9JZ||Scotland|
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