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Biblical Studies and Theology BA (Hons)

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Overview

You will:

  • examine biblical texts in their original languages and contexts
  • discuss their traditions of interpretation
  • look at the impact of the Bible on modern culture, philosophy, and politics.

As part of the degree you will develop your own understanding of central theological questions such as:

  • What is the Bible?
  • How was it formed?
  • Why does it remain such an influential book?
  • What is meant by a ‘literal interpretation’ of the Bible?
  • What did the various religious texts mean to their original audiences?
  • What is the relationship between the Bible and theology?
  • In what ways are the Bible and theology important in the 21st century?

You will also:

  • have the opportunity to learn a biblical language in one of the most robust Greek and Hebrew programmes in the country
  • research and complete a dissertation on a subject of your choice

Careers

A degree from The University of Nottingham is highly sought after among graduate employers.

Studying in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies will equip you for a variety of positions that require:

  • the analysis of texts and complex issues
  • reasoned decision-making and problem-solving
  • sensitivity to cultural and religious diversity
  • the ability to communicate effectively.

In addition, a degree in Biblical Studies and Theology will provide an excellent basis for roles within a Christian context.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,420per 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 Nottingham

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
The university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham in September every year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 33 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    135 70%

    14th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    7th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    12th

    2

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