Biblical Studies

Priory Institute


Course Name Biblical Studies
Course Provider Priory Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Technological University Dublin - Tallaght Campus, TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code 106307 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major TU Dublin Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online
Location (Districts) Tallaght
Application Date Application Deadline: September 15th 2019
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Duration Two years (part time).
Delivery is through blended learning (a combination of onsite and online learning). Attendance at two onsite weekends in each of semesters 1, 2 and 3 is required.
Course Fee Fees are payable at the beginning of the first semester for the forthcoming year and at the beginning of the third semester for the second year. An instalment payment plan is available.

Application Fee €40
Year One €3,170
Year Two €1,785
The Total Fee is €4,995
Entry Requirements Admission Requirements
The degree is suitable for students with a Level 8 (honours) degree in which theology or religious studies is a major component. Candidates must have obtained at least a second class honours degree. An interview will normally be part of the selection process. Not all candidates with the minimum requirements will be automatically accepted.
Course Content

Expand+Aims and Objectives
The Master of Arts (Biblical Studies) provides:
- a detailed study of the worlds of the Bible
- an in-depth appraisal of historical and contemporary methods of biblical interpretation
- an introduction to biblical Greek and H...

Subjects Taught Modules
These are the modules available in each semester.
Autumn - Year 1
Research Methods in Biblical Studies
History & Cultures of the Biblical World
Biblical Greek for Exegesis

Spring - Year 1
Biblical Hebrew for Exegesis
The Book of Genesis: Interweaving Themes
Elective Module

Autumn - Year 2
The Bible and Its Interpretation
The Gospel of John: Encountering Jesus Again at the End of the First Century

Spring - Year 2
MA (Biblical Studies) Dissertation
Assessment Method Assessment Method
There is a taught component consisting of eight modules (60 credits in total) delivered over three semesters of 15 weeks. A dissertation of 15,000 words (30 credits) is completed in the fourth semester.
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