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Divinity (B.D.)

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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.

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

 


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jwelch@tcd.ie

Closing Date

1 June 2017

Admission 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 Dean of Graduate Studies. 

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

 

Closing Date

1 June 2017