University of St Andrews
Biblical Languages and Literature
A good Honours degree in a relevant subject, usually a UK 2.1. or equivalent from a recognised overseas institution.
The modules in this programme have varying methods of delivery and assessment. For more details of each module, including weekly contact hours, teaching methods and assessment, please see the latest module catalogue which is for the 2016-2017 academic year; some elements may be subject to change for 2017 entry.
Compulsory modules: 1. Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament: critically surveys the most important witnesses, that is both manuscripts and text traditions, of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, the Septuagint and the New Testament.
2. Biblical Themes: explores the developments of one or more themes (e.g. temple or covenant) through the biblical texts and how these themes are taken up in both Testaments and in Christian theology.
3. Greek Readings: a technical introduction to reading the Greek New Testament.
4. Guided Study in Divinity: an independent research project for which the students writes an essay under the supervision of a staff member.
5. Hebrew Readings: intends to acquaint the student with a range of Hebrew readings from the Old Testament. (This content is either delivered by the postgraduate-level Hebrew Readings or the undergraduate-level Hebrew Readings plus Guided Study in Divinity).
All students must complete 9 months of coursework and a dissertation of up to 15,000 words.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MLitt||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU)||1 years|
|MLitt||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MLitt||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 17,090 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|MLitt||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MLitt||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|MLitt||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of St Andrews||St Andrews||KY16 9AX||Scotland|
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