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Postgraduate Course: Selected Topics in Biblical Studies (BIST11002)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Divinity CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryAn examination of major contributions to Biblical Studies, and their critical reception.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2024/25, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  18
Course Start Semester 1
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 22, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 171 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 90 %, Practical Exam 10 %
Additional Information (Assessment) 10% - Seminar participation

90% - Essay (4000 words)
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Show a familiarity with the interests and concerns of modern biblical scholarship.
  2. Show a broad appreciation for interpretative issues from Jewish and Christian canonical writings.
  3. Show a detailed understanding of selected issues in biblical interpretation.
  4. Relate varieties of relevant evidence (biblical, comparative) to given problems in biblical interpretation.
  5. Offer critical assessments of major contributions in biblical studies.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsSelTopBS
Contacts
Course organiserDr Matthew Novenson
Tel:
Email: mnovenso@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Rachel Dutton
Tel:
Email: rdutton@ed.ac.uk
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