At a Glance
Theology and Divinity degrees at Aberdeen both concentrate on the study of Christian faith, life and doctrine in its historical, institutional and contemporary contexts and both the Bachelor of Divinity and Bachelor of Theology degrees are accredited by the Church of Scotland.
The Theology programme of the University of Aberdeen has been taught since the university was founded in 1495. You will join an international community of students and leading academics carrying forward this 500+ years of tradition in the highest-quality teaching and researching all aspects of theology and ministry and with close links to experts in all the world’s major religions.
You will explore the history of the church, Old and New Testaments, practical theology and theological ethics and choose from a vast array of courses including Biblical languages, the history of the Church in the West, the Reformation in Scotland, classical and contemporary Christian doctrine, the role of religion in ethical and political debates, and religious aspects of disability.
You will get to grips with the ancient languages of Hebrew, Greek and Latin, study the Quran, Confucian and Daoist sacred texts, explore the anthropology and sociology of religion and examine the links between spirituality, health and healing.
In addition to ministry and other roles in the church, your career options will be wide due to the intellectual skills you will have gained, media and journalism, public service and administration, the NGO sector, business, government service, publishing, education and research.
This degree holds accreditation from Church of Scotland
- Academic Writing for Divinity, History & Philosophy
- Professional Skills Part 1
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesReligious Studies & Theology Liberal Arts View 363 other Bachelors in Liberal Arts in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Standard: AABB
- Minimum: BBB
- Adjusted: BB
- Standard: BBB
- Minimum: BBC
- Adjusted: CCC
- 32 points, including 5, 5, 5 at HL
Irish Leaving Certificate
- 5H with 3 at H2 AND 2 at H3
International18000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18000 GBP per year during 48 months.
National1820 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.
- RUK Students fee - £9,250 per year
Living costs for Aberdeen
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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