University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

Divinity

Supervision is available for research in: Biblical criticism and Hebrew (Old Testament wisdom literature and prophets); lamentations; Aramaic studies; comparative Semitic philology; medieval Jewish exegesis of Hebrew Bible; inter-testamental literature including Qumran Judaism; biblical theology; New Testament exegesis, theology and interpretation; social-scientific approaches to New Testament; the gospels; Jewish and Greco-Roman context to New Testament; patristic studies (Christian authors of 1st 5 centuries, history of exegesis, development of Christian doctrine); ecclesiastical history (Western Church during 1st 5 centuries, ecclesiastical history of late Middle Ages, Reformation, history of church in Scotland from 15th century, ecclesiastical history of 18th and 19th centuries); divinity (apologetics and philosophy of religion, systematic theology and Christian dogmatics, ecumenical and comparative theology); feminist theory and theology; 19th- and 20th- Century thought; practical theology and Christian ethics (individual and social ethics, medical ethics in Christian perspective, Celtic Christianity, theology and environment, hymnology); ritual studies; religion and politics; contextual theology, especially in Latin America and Africa.

Entry requirements

Good relevant Honours degree, 2.1 or above, from a UK university, or equivalent from institutions outside the UK. For doctoral study, it is recommended that some relevant Master's level work be previously undertaken. All applicants whose 1st language is not English require, TOEFL minimum 600 (paper-based); 250 (computer-based).

Course modules

There are no modules for this programme. It is a research degree supervised by academic staff from the School of Divinity.

Assessment methods

MPhil: Course work and completion of a 40,000-word thesis. PhD: examined by the completion of an 80,000-word thesis.

Sponsorship information

Entrant accommodation bursary; recent graduate discount; Santander 600 scholarships; Thomas and Margaret Roddan Trust bursary; Divinity studentships.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 18,300 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 15,300 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of St Andrews St Andrews KY16 9AX Scotland

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