To obtain the Licentiate in Divinity (STL), two years’ full time specialised study is required.
To obtain the Licentiate in Divinity (STL), two years’ full time specialised study is required. The course and degree are designed for students who have attained honours standard in their previous theological studies. Part-time students may, with the approval of the Director, take the course over three or four years.
- Reading Course examinations
- Seminar Course assignments
- The Scriptum and Viva
In order to register for courses leading to the degree of Licentiate in Divinity, a student must hold at least a Baccalaureate in Divinity, second honours, Grade II (cum laude) or what in the judgement of the Faculty is regarded as an equivalent standard of theological study.
A basic knowledge of Greek and Hebrew is required and an appropriate knowledge of two modern languages.
Students whose first language is not English will be required to satisfy the English language requirements
In Year One, students select 3 reading courses from the list of courses on offer. Students must take courses from at least two different Departments. In Year Two students take two reading courses from the Department of their specialisation.
All reading courses are assessed by a three hour written exam.