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Biblical Studies

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Central Campus

Content

This programme is for students who wish to develop expertise in biblical studies, including those who want to prepare for a PhD. Its emphasis is on adding depth and breadth to expertise in biblical languages.

Finely-honed language skills are central to the programme’s engagement with the Bible, the world that produced it, and its later readers. It provides expert in-depth study of the Hebrew Bible and New Testament, the wider ancient Near East and Mediterranean World, and related extra-biblical literature including the Dead Sea Scrolls.

You will be taught by leading academics with research interests in the Hebrew Bible, New Testament, early Judaism and early Christianity.

Entry Requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree with a mark of at least 65%, or its international equivalent, in theology/religious studies or a related field in which biblical studies features prominently. Previous study of at least one biblical language is required.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MTh

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Faculty

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

Divinity

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.ed.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Arts and Social Sciences General

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