School of Divinity

Biblical Studies

Study in-depth the Hebrew Bible and New Testament, the wider ancient Near East and Mediterranean World and related extra-biblical literature including the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Video: Divinity: MTh & MSc Biblical Studies
This is the Programme Director Video for the MTh & MSc Biblical studies by Dr Anja Klein.

Introduction from Programme Director Dr Anja Klein

About the study area

Study in-depth 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 develop expertise in biblical studies, adding depth and breadth to expertise in biblical languages. 

Leading academics on the programme have research interests in the Hebrew Bible, New Testament, early Judaism and early Christianity.

If you are interested in this study area, you can apply either as a Master of Theology (MTh) or as a Master of Science (MSc), depending on your preference.

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Programme structure

Courses

These courses may change year to year, so please consult the Programme Director for advice on what will be available.

With the agreement of your Programme Director, you may also choose options from other taught masters programmes in the School or University, and from advanced undergraduate (subject to availability and timetabling constraints).

Further information

Programme Director

Dr Anja Klein

Email: anja.klein@ed.ac.uk

Profile page: Dr Anja Klein

Postgraduate Admissions

Phone: +44 (0)131 650 8952

Email: gradschool.div@ed.ac.uk

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