• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

Overview

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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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Sept: Radboud University will still consider EU/EEA applications until 1 July, but may not be able to offer assistance with accommodation.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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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

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