UCAS code: V630
Duration: 3 years
College: Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
This graduate entry programme is for students who already hold a degree. It typically prepares candidates for professional ministry but may be studied by graduate students with an interest in Christian theology, who are planning to pursue careers in a variety of contexts.
You will choose courses from a range offered in the subject areas of biblical studies, the history of Christianity, and theology and ethics.
As Year 1, with the addition of some advanced courses.
You will choose further advanced courses from your area(s) of interest and also write a dissertation on a subject of your choice, with the one-to-one supervision of an academic in the School.
Find out more about the compulsory and optional courses in this degree programme.
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Teaching takes place primarily in the School of Divinity, based in New College. You will also have access to all the University's libraries and computer facilities.
Courses are taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars and online learning.
You will be assessed in a variety of ways, including examinations, coursework, participation in seminars, presentation of your work and an honours dissertation.
Our graduates pursue a wide range of careers within a variety of settings, including the creative arts, industry, non-governmental organisations, finance, teaching, management, administration, the ministry, the armed forces, government, counselling and the voluntary sector.
Many of our students go on to study for postgraduate qualifications, including masters and doctorates.
This graduate entry programme is for students who already hold a degree.
For more information about entry requirements, please contact the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Admissions Office.
You must provide evidence that your written and spoken English is at a level that will enable you to succeed in your studies.
If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English:
For SQA and GCSE students, unless a higher level is specified in the stated entry requirements, a pass is required in English at the following grades or higher:
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