University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Biblical Studies

Students on this course undertake the investigation of a topic of personal choice and present the results in a thesis of approximately 40,000 words (MPhil) or 75,000 words (PhD).

Entry requirements

Degree in theology or religious studies (preferably Master of art or Master of divinity) with a strong biblical studies component; competence in Greek or Hebrew.

Course modules

The general research areas supported by the faculty are: early Christian studies; history; archaeology and historiography; literary criticism and cultural studies.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by thesis.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 6 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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Department of Biblical Studies
Telephone number: 
0114 222 0507