MRes in Biblical Studies

General

Programme Description

This degree, specifically for students who wish to continue to MPhil or PhD research, establishes critical and research skills. Whereas the MA aims at breadth, the MRes trains graduate students to specialise in an area of proposed doctoral research. Biblical languages are required on the MRes.

CORE MODULES GROUP 1

  • Research Methods in Biblical Studies

CORE MODULES GROUP 2

Choose between the two modules.

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

CORE LANGUAGE MODULE

You must choose one language if you do not have the prerequisite language for your proposed doctoral study.

  • Biblical Hebrew
  • New Testament Greek

OPTIONAL MODULES

  • The Bible in the life of the Church
  • Second Temple Judaism
  • Women in the Old Testament and Intertestamental Era
  • Reading 1 Corinthians
  • A Critical Investigation of the Gospel of Mark
  • Critical Aspects of Biblical Interpretation (Old Testament)
  • Critical Aspects of Biblical Interpretation (New Testament)

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