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Course summary

The MA in Biblical Interpretation offers a high-quality programme of study taught by experts within the field of Biblical Studies. The programme explores the literature and world of the Bible from both historical and contemporary perspectives. Reasons to study this course You will be able to choose from a wide range of interesting topics taught by experienced university lecturers who are specialists in the field of biblical studies. Students are provided with a vibrant research culture due to the ongoing, cutting edge research published by our staff. You will gain research skills that will be a sound basis for further study, as well as a range of important skills which can be easily transferred to the workplace. The programme is offered as part-time, distance learning, October or February entry. Since the course is a distance-learning course, you can study from the comfort of your own home using our VLE (virtual learning environment) and the course content and reading.


Part I (PG Cert, PG Dip & MA) • Christology and Atonement (30 credits; optional) • From Patriarchs to Prophets: Reading and Reception (30 credits; optional) • Political Theology (30 credits; optional) • Social Theory and the Ethics of Reading Biblical Texts (30 credits; optional) • The Bible: Text and Transmission (30 credits; optional) • The Doctrine of the Trinity (30 credits; optional) • The Gospel of John (30 credits; optional). Part II (MA) • MA Dissertation (Religion) (60 credits; compulsory).

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have a good first degree (a first or upper second), although every application is considered in its own merit, so places may be offered on the basis of professional qualification and relevant experiences.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7800 Whole course
England £7800 Whole course
Northern Ireland £7800 Whole course
Scotland £7800 Whole course
Wales £7800 Whole course
Channel Islands £7800 Whole course
International £15000 Whole course

Additional fee information

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Biblical Interpretation at University of Wales Trinity Saint David - UCAS