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Biblical Exegesis

Radboud University

36 months
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11500 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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About

By following the Master’s specialisation in Biblical Exegesis programme at Radboud University you will be well-equipped to understand the meaning of Biblical text in connection to the historical and cultural contexts. 

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Overview

Programme overview

The Master's specialisation in Biblical Exegesis focuses on understanding the relation between Bible texts and ethics, and how these may provide direction in contemporary society and church. The programme offers a unique combination of cognitive linguistics with literary criticism, making it distinct from other similar programs.

In this programme you will study the Old and New Testaments by analysing their languages, cultural frameworks, historical contexts, and their relationship as well as understanding the meaning attributed to texts.

What will you learn?

  • Learn the skills to read and understand Biblical texts in their original languages

  • Get valuable experience and skills in designing, conducting and presenting your own research

  • Gain a theoretical knowledge of theology studies as well as practical theology

Career prospects

The Master’s programme Theology has a strong emphasis on career prospects by allowing students to focus on one professional path in their third year: research, education, spiritual care or religion and policy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biblical Exegesis seminar
  • Exegesis of the Old Testament
  • Exegesis of the New Testament
  • Philosophy Of Religion
  • Greek & Hebrew
  • Religious Studies
  • Biblical Exegesis seminar
  • Professional and research specialisation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

September intake:

Non-EU/EEA applicants 

  • 1 April: Final deadline

EU/EEA applicants  

  • 1 July: Final deadline

Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed Bachelor's degree in Theology or related area
  • A proficiency in English
  •  A proficiency in Hebrew and Greek: In order to take part in this programme, you need to have a basic knowledge Hebrew and Greek. Students need to be able to show, in the form of successfully completed electives or degrees that they have the required proficiency
  • Due to the COVID-19 outbreak which has led to the temporary closure of test centres, Radboud University currently also accepts the iBT TOEFL Special Home Edition. For all other questions regarding the coronavirus please visit our FAQ.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11500 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Nijmegen

800 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • We have a number of scholarships available only for international Master’s students. You can find the full list, including details about eligibility requirements and how to apply, on the university's website

  • Please do note, that most of these scholarships are not fully funded. The Radboud Scholarship Programme (RSP) is the only scholarship that offers both fully and partially funded scholarships.

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