M.Litt. Bible and the Contemporary World

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR14500 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    EUR5500 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Saint Andrews, Scotland, United Kingdom
This programme aims to offer an opportunity for learning that is interdisciplinary between biblical and theological studies, and between these and various other human disciplines in the arts, humanities and social sciences.



This is possible by making substantial use of an internet-based virtual learning environment and of face-to-face teaching.The overall aims of the programme are to enable students to:

  • relate the Christian tradition in creative and productive ways to various aspects of the contemporary world,
  • gain an understanding of how 'culture' both shapes and has been shaped by the situation within it of Christian religious belief, practice and theology,
  • acquire a critical awareness of some current issues of dispute in the field,
  • evaluate positions represented in advanced scholarly literature,
  • proffer judgments on the issues concerned.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • EUR14500 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • EUR5500 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.


Home/EU £5,500 Overseas £14,500

Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

You will be taught face-to-face and through our Viritual Learning Environment. Your VLE modules are shared with students on our part-time, distance learning version of this programme. This means that you attend a Study Week with them, on the University campus, in mid-September and again in early February. You continue your learning in the VLE modules through online seminar discussions that are linked with reading materials.

In first semester you take a further module, delivered via lectures/seminars on the campus.

English Language Requirements

CAE score
200(Grade A)
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)

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A good 2.1 UK Honours Degree (or overseas equivalent). If first language is not English, an IELTS 7.0/TOEFL 100IB score is required.

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