Find out what undergraduate study in Biblical Studies involves.
The Stage I courses you can take as part of Biblical Studies.
The Stage II courses you can take as part of Biblical Studies.
The Stage III courses you can take as part of Biblical Studies.
Information about postgraduate programmes in Biblical Studies.
The postgraduate courses you can take as part of Biblical Studies.
Information about PhD study and doctoral research areas.
Current Biblical Studies students and recent graduates tell their own stories.
Biblical Studies is located within the School of Theology.
The scriptures of the Old and New Testaments are foundational texts for Christian Theology.
Biblical Studies and your career
Biblical Studies provides you with transferable skills in research, communication and argument that you could use in a range of careers. A postgraduate qualification will equip you with skills specific to careers in faith communities, further theological research and education, and public policy.
Study options in Biblical Studies
Biblical Studies seeks to study, explain and read scriptures in the light of experience today.
We begin with a general introduction to biblical texts. You will also study more detailed examinations of how particular texts are read in New Zealand today and explore different perspectives that inform interpretation.
Biblical Studies is available for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Theology, and is taught by the School of Theology.
Proposed changes for 2014
From 2014 Biblical Studies will become part of the subject Theology. Although no longer a separate subject, you will be able to study biblical studies as part of Theology. (This change is currently subject to approval for 2014.)