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New Testament (Hons)

University of St Andrews

48 months
25100 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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The MA New Testament (Hons) at the University of St Andrews portion of the four-year joint degree course is run by the School of Divinity. Your study is designed to introduce you to the complexities and wonders of reading New Testament texts: language, contexts, content, methods, and hermeneutics (a reading of ancient texts in a modern world).


Studying the New Testament (Hons) at the University of St Andrews in your first two years focus on a thorough introductory study of the New Testament, and on enabling you to read and analyse prescribed texts in Biblical Greek. 

The New Testament modules focus on Jesus and the Gospels, Paul’s letters and the rest of the New Testament writings in the context of the history and theology of early Christianity.


Graduates from Divinity disciplines develop key transferable skills in critical thinking and in written and oral communication, which make them highly attractive to potential employers. Accordingly, employment prospects are usually wide ranging.

Previous graduates from the School of Divinity have found positions as:

  • religious studies teachers
  • lay chaplains at schools
  • ordained ministers
  • journalists with the national and religious press.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ancient Jewish Literature from 1 Enoch to the Mishnah
  • Epistle to the Hebrews: English Text
  • The Gospel of Mark: Greek Text
  • Reading in Second Temple Contexts
  • Reading the Greek New Testament.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

SQA Highers

  • AAAB

GCE A-Levels

  • AAA

IB points

  • 36

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25100 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25100 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for St Andrews

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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