Programme: MA Biblical and Religious Studies (Coursework)

Code Faculty
01250394 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 as 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.

Program outline



Other programme-specific information

Modules to the value of 15 credits may be selected from any other faculty as substitute for one of the above core modules.

Minimum credits: 120

Fundamental modules

Core modules

Minimum credits: 120

Core modules

  • Module content:

    Mini-dissertation on a theme chosen in collaboration with the department which relates to one of the modules that are studied in the programme, constituting 7 000-10 000 words written under supervision of a supervising lecturer. The study entails scholastic and advanced research of a selected specialist area. Planning, researching and managing processes within broad parameters and functions are required. Use of computer programs for analysis and report writing. 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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