Programme: MA Biblical and Religious Studies

Code Faculty
01250393 Faculty of Humanities
Credits Duration
Duration of study: 2 years Total credits: 240

Admission requirements

- An honours degree in Biblical and Religious Studies or

- An approved four-year bachelor’s degree approved by the head of department. Teaching or other experience in a relevant field will be taken into account.


Additional requirements

Prospective students may be required to do additional work/modules to enable them to reach the desired level of study.

Minimum credits: 240

Core modules

  • Module content:

    A comprehensive report (100-150 pages) on an approved research project. Specialised knowledge of Biblical studies as discipline, the analysis, transformation, and evaluation of abstract data and concepts, and the creation of appropriate responses to resolve contextual abstract problems. Planning, resourcing, and managing processes within broad parameters and functions. Complete accountability for achieving and evaluating personal and/or group output. Entry to doctoral and further research education, and to research-based occupations.

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