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BABiblical Literature and English

Tuition fee £9,000.00 per year
Course code QV36
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Biblical Studies at the University of Sheffield has long been world-renowned for its innovative approach to biblical studies, both historically and in the contemporary world, and the School of English includes research expertise on a continuous historical spectrum from the Middle Ages to the present day.

Programme structure

First year

Core modules:
Studying Poetry
Studying Prose
Arts and Humanities Faculty Challenge – ThinkCreate

Optional modules:
Epics and Myths of the Ancient World
Religion in Britain Today
The Bible: Fact or Fiction?
Understanding Religion
Understanding the New Testament
Understanding the Old Testament
An Introduction to Early Judaism
An Introduction to Islam
Philosophy of Religion

Third year

Core modules:
Dissertation (Dual Honours)

Optional modules:
Afro-American Literature 1: Beginnings to the Harlem Renaissance
Afro-American Literature 2: 1940 to the Present
America and the Avant-Garde, 1950’s-1990’s
Byron and Shelley
Christian Theology
Contemporary British Theatre
Contemporary Literature
Creative Writing Poetry 3
Free Will & Religion
Imagining the North
Modern Literature
New Testament Texts
No Animals were Harmed in the Making of this Module: Animals in Film
Other Theatres – Aspects of Theatre and Society 1968 – 1988
Project Module
Religion in an Age of Terror
Romantic and Victorian Poetry
Romantic and Victorian Prose
Sappho’s Granddaughters: Poetry by Women 1789-1901
Sex and Decadence in Restoration Theatre
The Bible and the Arts
The Elegy
The Idea of America
War on Screen
Wisdom and Psalms
Women Playwrights on the International Stage: 1880s-1930s
Women/Self/Writing: Women’s Autobiography, c.1400 – Present
Writing Fiction 3

Career opportunities

Our graduates work in teaching. law, social work, computing, the civil service, journalism, paid charity work, business, the police and armed services, insurance and accountancy. Many go on to study philosophy at postgraduate level.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2017
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States