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Bachelor of Theology with Honours (BTheol(Hons)) Majoring in Biblical Studies


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Biblical Studies is devoted to the study of the Christian Scriptures, looking at the origins of the biblical writings and the history of their interpretation.

Biblical Studies papers are divided into papers in the Old Testament (the Hebrew Bible) and the New Testament.

Some study of the biblical languages, namely classical Hebrew and New Testament Greek, is required for those who are accepted for the Bachelor of Theology (Honours) degree.

Papers in this Major have the code of BIBS.

See the full list of Biblical Studies (BIBS) papers.

Biblical Studies can also be taken as

Programme requirements

Bachelor of Theology with Honours (BTheol(Hons)) in Biblical Studies


One 400-level CHTH, MINS, PAST or RELS paper may be substituted for one 400-level BIBS paper.

Prerequisites: 36 points of either Greek or Hebrew language (or other combinations of papers comprising one year of Greek or Hebrew language study)