MRes Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies
Sheffield Institute for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies (SIIBS), Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Join staff and students from around the world in the Sheffield Institute for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies. The variety of fresh perspectives you’ll find here will make your masters a unique experience.
About the course
|September 2018 start||
This course will prepare you for further research at MPhil/PhD level. We’ll give you training in research methods, then you’ll work with your supervisor to formulate a research topic and complete a 12,000–15,000-word dissertation.
The rest of your coursework is up to you. You might choose to develop your language skills in Hebrew, Greek, French or German, or you could focus more on the historical or contemporary cultural aspects of Biblical Studies. Alternatively, you might choose to do a work placement module to gain valuable experience in media, charity or academic work.
Research Methods in Biblical Studies
Examples of optional modules
Teaching and assessment
You’ll be taught through interactive lectures, seminars and supervised research.
You’ll be assessed on your coursework and a dissertation
1 year full-time
Minimum 2:1 honours degree, or equivalent, in biblical studies, religious studies or theology.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
There are some studentships available for home students through the AHRC Research Preparation Masters Scheme.
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
You'll find this course listed under Interdisciplinary Faculty Programmes.
If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact us:
The SIIBS team
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.