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Bible and the Contemporary World (MLitt)

University of St Andrews

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  • Qualification

    MLitt - Master of Letters

  • Location

    University of St Andrews

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN, AUG, SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The MLitt in Bible and the Contemporary World is a course that connects biblical and theological studies with other disciplines in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Course information

The MLitt in Bible and the Contemporary World is a one-year taught programme run by the School of Divinity.

Highlights

  • Gain an understanding of how public issues and culture both shape and are shaped by Christian theology, biblical interpretation and practice.
  • Combines campus-based and virtual learning modules.
  • Join an international and interdenominational group of 20 to 25 students in relating the Christian traditions to a host of public issues.

Research degrees

In addition to the MLitt, the School offers a two-year residential Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree option in Bible and the Contemporary World.

Many Divinity graduates continue their education by enrolling in PhD programmes at St Andrews.

Careers

Students on this programme have gone on to work in the charitable sector and to further studies. Previous students have held professional occupations in education, law, business, administration, charities and ministry.

Regular workshops, both general and subject-specific, in areas such as publishing, conference presentations, and job searches are offered by the School and the University.

If students choose not to complete the dissertation requirement for the MLitt, there is an exit award available that allows suitably qualified candidates to receive a Postgraduate Diploma. By choosing an exit award, you will finish your degree at the end of the second semester of study and receive a PGDip instead of an MLitt.

Application deadline

30 June 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,400per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of St Andrews

  • University League Table

    3rd

  • Campus address

    University of St Andrews, College Gate, St Andrews, KY16 9AJ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 33 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    192 100%

    2nd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    15th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.59 92%

    1st

    1

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