Programme: BAHons Biblical and Religious Studies

Code Faculty
01240392 Faculty of Humanities
Credits Duration
Duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 160

Admission requirements

- An approved three-year bachelor’s degree or other comparable degree with a minimum of 360 credits.

- At least 30 credits must be in Biblical studies at third-year level with exceptions approved by the head of department.



Additional requirements

• Teaching or other experience in a relevant field will be taken into account.

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

Minimum credits: 160

Fundamental modules

Core modules

Elective modules

  • Module content:

    This module aims to provide the student with insight into how the Biblical text is read and understood in the African context.

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  • Module content:

    The first aim of this module is to get a broad overview on the role of music in the Bible, to reflect on the relationship between music and religion in general, and to understand the role of music in the Western civilisation and sub-Saharan Africa. The second aim is to enable the student to discuss the relationship between visual arts and religion (Christianity) in history with special attention to distinct tendencies in specific periods and the religious aspects and meanings of selected works of art.

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