Biblical Interpretation, M.Res. | Part time online | The University of Wales Trinity Saint David | United Kingdom
24 months
5000 GBP/year
3750 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The MRes in Biblical Interpretation at The University of Wales Trinity Saint David offers students the opportunity to do guided research overseen by a range of experts within the field of Biblical Studies. Students will explore in depth a range of topics relating to the Bible, both from historical and contemporary perspectives.


We have a long and distinguished tradition of specialist teaching in Biblical Studies, and all our staff continues to participate nationally and internationally in significant biblical research.

Theology and Biblical Studies have been an important part of life and teaching on the Lampeter campus since the early 19th century. Theology, Religious Studies and Islamic Studies is one of the oldest of its kind in the UK and was the first of its kind in Wales.

If you join our Biblical Interpretation programme at The University of Wales Trinity Saint David, you will become a part of a world-wide community of learners benefiting from a long-established tradition of teaching excellence.

Reasons to study this course

  • You will be able to choose from a wide range of interesting topics taught by experienced university lecturers who are specialists in the field of biblical studies.
  • Students are provided with a vibrant research culture due to the cutting-edge research published by our staff.
  • In Part 1 of the programme, you will gain research skills which will be a sound basis for the research dissertation undertaken in Part 2.
  • The programme offered as part-time, distance learning, October or February entry.
  • Since the course is a distance-learning course, you can study from the comfort of your own home using our VLE (virtual learning environment) and the course content and reading material we provide.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • The Bible: Text and Transmission
  • The Bible: Contemporary Approaches
  • From Patriarchs to Prophets: Reading and Reception
  • The Gospel of John
  • Christology & Atonement
  • Jewish-Christian Relations

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are expected to have a good first degree (a first or upper second), although every application is considered in its own merit, so places may be offered on the basis of professional qualifications and relevant experience.
  • Candidates with a lower degree classification or no degree may be admitted at Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma level, with an opportunity to upgrade to Master’s level if satisfactory progress is made.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    3750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7500 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.


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