University of St Andrews
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.
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).
There are no modules for this programme. It is a research degree supervised by academic staff from the School of Divinity.
MPhil: Course work and completion of a 40,000-word thesis. PhD: examined by the completion of an 80,000-word thesis.
Entrant accommodation bursary; recent graduate discount; Santander 600 scholarships; Thomas and Margaret Roddan Trust bursary; Divinity studentships.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 14,850 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 4,052 per Academic year (EU fees)||2 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 14,850 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 4,052 per Academic year (EU fees)||3 years|
|MPhil||Part-time||£ 2,026 per Academic year (home fees)||4 years|
|MPhil||Part-time||£ 2,026 per Academic year (EU fees)||4 years|
|PhD||Part-time||£ 2,026 per Academic year (home fees)||6 years|
|PhD||Part-time||£ 2,026 per Academic year (EU fees)||6 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of St Andrews||St Andrews||KY16 9AX||Scotland|