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Master of Arts (Honours) Biblical Studies and Mathematics


MA Biblical Studies joint: First year
Code Module name Credits
DI1003 Old Testament 1: Torah and Prophets 20 AND
DI1006 New Testament 1: Jesus and the Gospels 20 AND
( DI1004 Hebrew 1: Introduction to Hebrew Language 20 OR
DI1005 New Testament Greek 1 20 ) AND
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

MA Mathematics (Joint Honours): First year
Code Module name Credits
MT1002 Mathematics 20 AND
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

Students without the prerequisite for MT1002 will take MT1001 in Semester 1.


MA Biblical Studies joint: Second year
Code Module name Credits
( * DI2001 Old Testament 2: Wisdom, Psalms, Apocalyptic and Apocryphal Literature 20 AND
* DI2003 New Testament 2: Paul and the Epistles 20 AND
( DI2002 Hebrew 2 20 OR
DI2201 New Testament Greek 2 20 )) AND
Remaining credits from Levels 1000 and 2000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass at grade 11 or better required in modules marked *
MA Mathematics (Joint Honours): Second year
Code Module name Credits
MT2501 Linear Mathematics 15 AND
( View list 45 credits from Module List: MT2502, MT2503, MT2505 OR
MT2502 Analysis 15
MT2503 Multivariate Calculus 15
MT2505 Abstract Algebra 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list 45 credits from Module List: MT2502, MT2504, MT2505 OR
MT2502 Analysis 15
MT2504 Combinatorics and Probability 15
MT2505 Abstract Algebra 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list 45 credits from Module List: MT2503, MT2506, MT2507 OR
MT2503 Multivariate Calculus 15
MT2506 Vector Calculus 15
MT2507 Mathematical Modelling 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list 45 credits from Module List: MT2502, MT2504, MT2508 OR
MT2502 Analysis 15
MT2504 Combinatorics and Probability 15
MT2508 Statistical Inference 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list 45 credits from Module List: MT2504, MT2505, MT2508 )
MT2504 Combinatorics and Probability 15
MT2505 Abstract Algebra 15
MT2508 Statistical Inference 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Automatic Entry to Honours
Average of the best four grades from MT2501–MT2508 being 11 or higher.


Entry to Honours

Students who attain grades 11.0 or above at the first sitting in the requisite 2000-level modules and who meet all other programme requirements will be given automatic offers of entry into Honours programmes. Students permitted automatic entry to Honours will only be permitted to trail one module to a maximum of 30 sub-honours credits into Honours.

Some Schools permit qualified entry to Honours (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/media/teaching-and-learning/policies/honsentry.pdf )

MA Honours

The general requirements are 480 credits over a period of normally four years (and not more than five years) or part-time equivalent, of which the final two years form an approved Honours programme of 240 credits, of which 90 credits are at 4000 level and at least a further 120 credits at 3000 and/or 4000 levels.


MA Biblical Studies joint: Third year
Code Module name Credits
DI3711 Reading in the Old Testament / Hebrew Bible 15 AND
DI3712 Reading in the New Testament 15 AND
View list 30 credits from Module List: DI3713 - DI3715, DI3716, DI4600 - DI4749, DI4750 - DI4789
DI3714 Reading the Bible Theologically 15
DI3715 Reading the Bible in Late Modernity 15
DI3716 Reading in the Greek New Testament 30
DI4608 Gospel of Matthew (English Texts) 30
DI4609 Gospel of Matthew (Greek Texts) 30
DI4610 Christology and Pneumatology in the New Testament 30
DI4615 New Testament Special Topic 30
DI4616 New Testament Special Topic - Atonement 30
DI4626 The Book of Revelation: English Texts 30
DI4627 The Book of Revelation: English and Greek Texts 30
DI4628 Epistle to the Hebrews: English Text 30
DI4629 Epistle to the Hebrews: Greek Text 30
DI4630 The Gospel of Mark: English Text 30
DI4631 The Gospel of Mark: Greek Text 30
DI4700 Hebrew Prose and Poetry 30
DI4705 Biblical Aramaic 30
DI4710 Exegesis of Biblical Hebrew Texts 30
DI4711 Old Testament Special Topic : Creation and Chaos in the Old Testament and Ancient Near East 30
DI4712 The Dead Sea Scrolls: English Text 30
DI4713 The Dead Sea Scrolls: Hebrew Text 30
DI4715 The Pentateuch 30
DI4726 Hebrew Readings 30
DI4728 Poetry and Prayer: An Introduction to the Psalms 30
DI4729 Poetry and Prayer: An Introduction to the Psalms (Hebrew) 30
DI4730 The Book of Daniel 30
DI4731 Ancient Jewish Literature from 1 Enoch to the Mishnah 30
DI4732 King and Messiah in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and Second Temple Judaism 30
DI4733 Creation and Chaos in the Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East 30
DI4750 Themes and Texts in Christian-Buddhist Dialogue 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

MA Mathematics (Joint Honours): Third year
Code Module name Credits
View list Between 0 and 45 credits from Module List: MT3501 - MT3508 AND
MT3501 Linear Mathematics 2 15
MT3502 Real Analysis 15
MT3503 Complex Analysis 15
MT3504 Differential Equations 15
MT3505 Algebra: Rings and Fields 15
MT3506 Techniques of Applied Mathematics 15
MT3507 Mathematical Statistics 15
MT3508 Applied Statistics 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 0 and 60 credits from Module List: MT3000 - MT4999 (excluding MT4599, MT4794 - MT4797)
MT3501 Linear Mathematics 2 15
MT3502 Real Analysis 15
MT3503 Complex Analysis 15
MT3504 Differential Equations 15
MT3505 Algebra: Rings and Fields 15
MT3506 Techniques of Applied Mathematics 15
MT3507 Mathematical Statistics 15
MT3508 Applied Statistics 15
MT3802 Numerical Analysis 15
MT3832 Mathematical Programming 15
MT3852 Automata, Languages and Complexity 15
MT4003 Groups 15
MT4004 Real and Abstract Analysis 15
MT4005 Linear and Nonlinear Waves 15
MT4111 Symbolic Computation 15
MT4112 Computing in Mathematics 15
MT4113 Computing in Statistics 15
MT4501 Topics in the History of Mathematics 15
MT4507 Classical Mechanics 15
MT4508 Dynamical Systems 15
MT4509 Fluid Dynamics 15
MT4510 Solar Theory 15
MT4511 Asymptotic Methods 15
MT4513 Fractal Geometry 15
MT4514 Graph Theory 15
MT4515 Functional Analysis 15
MT4516 Finite Mathematics 15
MT4519 Number Theory 15
MT4526 Topology 15
MT4527 Time Series Analysis 15
MT4528 Markov Chains and Processes 15
MT4530 Population Genetics 15
MT4531 Bayesian Inference 15
MT4536 Stochastic and Spatial Processes 15
MT4537 Spatial Processes 15
MT4539 Quantitative Risk Management 15
MT4551 Financial Mathematics 15
MT4552 Mathematical Biology 1 15
MT4553 Theory of Electric and Magnetic Fields 15
MT4606 Statistical Inference 15
MT4607 Generalised Linear Models and Data Analysis 15
MT4608 Sampling Theory 15
MT4609 Multivariate Analysis 15
MT4613 Statistical Research in Practice 15
MT4614 Design of Experiments 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

MA Mathematics Third and Fourth Year Programme Requirements:
45 credits in three of: MT3501 - MT3508;
15 Credits: MT4599 or other approved Joint Honours project;
60 Further Credits: MT3000 - MT4999;

MA Biblical Studies joint: Fourth year
Code Module name Credits
(( DI4498 Honours Dissertation in Divinity 30 OR
DI4794 Joint Dissertation (30cr) 30 ) AND
( View list Between 0 and 30 credits from Module List: DI4015 with ID4002 AND
ID4002 Communication and Teaching in Arts and Humanities 15
DI4015 Communication in Divinity 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 0 and 30 credits from Module List: DI3716, DI4600 - DI4789 )) OR
DI4608 Gospel of Matthew (English Texts) 30
DI4609 Gospel of Matthew (Greek Texts) 30
DI4610 Christology and Pneumatology in the New Testament 30
DI4615 New Testament Special Topic 30
DI4616 New Testament Special Topic - Atonement 30
DI4626 The Book of Revelation: English Texts 30
DI4627 The Book of Revelation: English and Greek Texts 30
DI4628 Epistle to the Hebrews: English Text 30
DI4629 Epistle to the Hebrews: Greek Text 30
DI4630 The Gospel of Mark: English Text 30
DI4631 The Gospel of Mark: Greek Text 30
DI4700 Hebrew Prose and Poetry 30
DI4705 Biblical Aramaic 30
DI4710 Exegesis of Biblical Hebrew Texts 30
DI4711 Old Testament Special Topic : Creation and Chaos in the Old Testament and Ancient Near East 30
DI4712 The Dead Sea Scrolls: English Text 30
DI4713 The Dead Sea Scrolls: Hebrew Text 30
DI4715 The Pentateuch 30
DI4726 Hebrew Readings 30
DI4728 Poetry and Prayer: An Introduction to the Psalms 30
DI4729 Poetry and Prayer: An Introduction to the Psalms (Hebrew) 30
DI4730 The Book of Daniel 30
DI4731 Ancient Jewish Literature from 1 Enoch to the Mishnah 30
DI4732 King and Messiah in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and Second Temple Judaism 30
DI4733 Creation and Chaos in the Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East 30
DI4750 Themes and Texts in Christian-Buddhist Dialogue 30
DI3716 Reading in the Greek New Testament 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
( View list Between 30 and 60 credits from Module List: DI3716, DI4600 - DI4789 AND
DI4608 Gospel of Matthew (English Texts) 30
DI4609 Gospel of Matthew (Greek Texts) 30
DI4610 Christology and Pneumatology in the New Testament 30
DI4615 New Testament Special Topic 30
DI4616 New Testament Special Topic - Atonement 30
DI4626 The Book of Revelation: English Texts 30
DI4627 The Book of Revelation: English and Greek Texts 30
DI4628 Epistle to the Hebrews: English Text 30
DI4629 Epistle to the Hebrews: Greek Text 30
DI4630 The Gospel of Mark: English Text 30
DI4631 The Gospel of Mark: Greek Text 30
DI4700 Hebrew Prose and Poetry 30
DI4705 Biblical Aramaic 30
DI4710 Exegesis of Biblical Hebrew Texts 30
DI4711 Old Testament Special Topic : Creation and Chaos in the Old Testament and Ancient Near East 30
DI4712 The Dead Sea Scrolls: English Text 30
DI4713 The Dead Sea Scrolls: Hebrew Text 30
DI4715 The Pentateuch 30
DI4726 Hebrew Readings 30
DI4728 Poetry and Prayer: An Introduction to the Psalms 30
DI4729 Poetry and Prayer: An Introduction to the Psalms (Hebrew) 30
DI4730 The Book of Daniel 30
DI4731 Ancient Jewish Literature from 1 Enoch to the Mishnah 30
DI4732 King and Messiah in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and Second Temple Judaism 30
DI4733 Creation and Chaos in the Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East 30
DI4750 Themes and Texts in Christian-Buddhist Dialogue 30
DI3716 Reading in the Greek New Testament 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 0 and 30 credits from Module List: DI4015 with ID4002 )
ID4002 Communication and Teaching in Arts and Humanities 15
DI4015 Communication in Divinity 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

60 credits should be selected from DI3716, DI4600 - DI4789, (ID4002 with ID4002 if a 4000-level dissertation or comparable independent research project is taken in the other Honours subject.
MA Mathematics (Joint Honours): Fourth year
Code Module name Credits
MT4599 Project in Mathematics / Statistics 15 AND
View list Between 0 and 45 credits from Module List: MT3501 - MT3508 AND
MT3501 Linear Mathematics 2 15
MT3502 Real Analysis 15
MT3503 Complex Analysis 15
MT3504 Differential Equations 15
MT3505 Algebra: Rings and Fields 15
MT3506 Techniques of Applied Mathematics 15
MT3507 Mathematical Statistics 15
MT3508 Applied Statistics 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 0 and 60 credits from Module List: MT3000 - MT4999 (excluding MT4599)
MT3501 Linear Mathematics 2 15
MT3502 Real Analysis 15
MT3503 Complex Analysis 15
MT3504 Differential Equations 15
MT3505 Algebra: Rings and Fields 15
MT3506 Techniques of Applied Mathematics 15
MT3507 Mathematical Statistics 15
MT3508 Applied Statistics 15
MT3802 Numerical Analysis 15
MT3832 Mathematical Programming 15
MT3852 Automata, Languages and Complexity 15
MT4003 Groups 15
MT4004 Real and Abstract Analysis 15
MT4005 Linear and Nonlinear Waves 15
MT4111 Symbolic Computation 15
MT4112 Computing in Mathematics 15
MT4113 Computing in Statistics 15
MT4501 Topics in the History of Mathematics 15
MT4507 Classical Mechanics 15
MT4508 Dynamical Systems 15
MT4509 Fluid Dynamics 15
MT4510 Solar Theory 15
MT4511 Asymptotic Methods 15
MT4513 Fractal Geometry 15
MT4514 Graph Theory 15
MT4515 Functional Analysis 15
MT4516 Finite Mathematics 15
MT4519 Number Theory 15
MT4526 Topology 15
MT4527 Time Series Analysis 15
MT4528 Markov Chains and Processes 15
MT4530 Population Genetics 15
MT4531 Bayesian Inference 15
MT4536 Stochastic and Spatial Processes 15
MT4537 Spatial Processes 15
MT4539 Quantitative Risk Management 15
MT4551 Financial Mathematics 15
MT4552 Mathematical Biology 1 15
MT4553 Theory of Electric and Magnetic Fields 15
MT4606 Statistical Inference 15
MT4607 Generalised Linear Models and Data Analysis 15
MT4608 Sampling Theory 15
MT4609 Multivariate Analysis 15
MT4613 Statistical Research in Practice 15
MT4614 Design of Experiments 15
MT4794 Joint Dissertation (30cr) 30
MT4796 Joint Project (30cr) 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

MA Mathematics Third and Fourth Year Programme Requirements:
45 credits in three of: MT3501 - MT3508;
15 Credits: MT4599 or other approved Joint Honours project;
60 Further Credits: MT3000 - MT4999;

Study abroad

In the case of students who spend part of the Honours programme on a recognised Study Abroad scheme, the Programme Requirements will be amended to take into account overseas courses which are approved by the relevant St Andrews School in the Learning Agreement (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/studyabroad/outgoingstudents/AcademicInformation ).