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Divinity

Course Details
The degree of Bachelor in Divinity is a higher degree awarded on the basis of examination and thesis. Appropriately qualified candidates, accepted for the degree must complete an examination in eight papers and a thesis of 40,000 words within five years. Candidates study independently for the examination, but may obtain advice and a bibliography on each subject from Religions and Theological Studies.

Entry requirements

To be admitted on to the B.D. register, a candidate must: 1. hold a degree in Theology from the University of Dublin, or other university approved by the University Council; or 2. hold a degree in any subject from the University of Dublin or other university approved by the University Council and a Divinity Testimonium or a Professional Diploma in Theology from the University of Dublin; or 3. hold a degree in any subject from the University of Dublin or other university approved by the University Council and pass a qualifying examination. Details of the qualifying examination may be obtained from the School of Religion.

Depending on the prior degrees of a candidate, a Qualifying Examination may be required.

Duration

5 Year(s) Part Time

Further enquiries

Course Coordinator: Professor Maureen Junker-Kenny
Telephone Number: +353-1-896 4772
Course Email: jwelch@tcd.ie

Application date

Closing Date: 3 February 2020 for March entry/29 May 2020 for September entry

Applicants wishing to apply for admission in March or September should contact Ms Jane Welch at jwelch@tcd.ie

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: March 2020/September 2020

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