|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£16,000 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
2:1 in a relevant degree
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
This course will prepare you for further research at MPhil/PhD level and is ideal if you’ve already decided to pursue an academic career or you want to be a professional researcher.
We’ll give you training in research methods, then you’ll work with your supervisor to formulate a research topic and complete a 12,000–15,000-word dissertation.
The rest of your coursework is up to you. You might choose to develop your language skills in Hebrew, Greek, French or German. Or you could focus more on the postcolonial and contemporary cultural aspects of biblical studies.
Research Methods in Biblical Studies
The list includes:
Issues in Cultural Studies and the Bible
Issues in Religion, Theology and the Bible
The Bible and the Arts
Religion in an Age of Terror
Selected Hebrew Bible Texts in Context
Selected New Testament Texts in Context