MA Biblical Studies

General

Programme Description

Perform an advanced study of biblical texts from both the Old and New Testament, with an emphasis on current methodologies.

The programme attracts teachers and people involved in church ministry, as well as anyone with a particular interest in the textual study of biblical literature. It provides a valuable ongoing education for ministers.

CORE MODULES

  • Critical Aspects of Biblical Interpretation (Old Testament)
  • Critical Aspects of Biblical Interpretation (New Testament)

OPTIONAL MODULE GROUP ONE

Select between the two

  • Reading 1 Corinthians
  • A Critical Investigation of the Gospel of Mark

OPTIONAL MODULE GROUP TWO

Select between the three

  • The Bible in the life of the Church
  • Second Temple Judaism
  • Women in the Old Testament and Intertestamental Era

OPTIONAL LANGUAGE MODULE

Students may replace one optional module with a language module.

  • Biblical Hebrew
  • New Testament Greek

Entry

  • An honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent in an appropriate subject

Interim awards

  • PGCert Biblical Studies
  • PGDip Biblical Studies

Course length

  • 1 years full-time
  • 2 years part-time
Last updated Jan 2018

About the School

For over 400 years, Heythrop College has specialised in the study of Philosophy and Theology. Here, these subjects are not merely departments within a larger institution; the whole College is devoted

For over 400 years, Heythrop College has specialised in the study of Philosophy and Theology. Here, these subjects are not merely departments within a larger institution; the whole College is devoted Read Less