Where to Study

The Old Testament can be studied in many different types of institutions.

At the level of Higher Education they include:

Universities and Colleges – Courses are open to all who are interested, whatever their faith

Theological Colleges – These teach from a stance that is explicitly Christian


Universities and Colleges

Canterbury Christ Church University
Cardiff University
Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education
Chester College of Higher Education
The College of Ripon and York St. John
College of St Mark and St John, Plymouth
Heythrop College
King’s College London (KCL)
Leo Baeck College, London
Liverpool Hope University College
Newbold College of Higher Education
Newman University College, Birmingham
University College Chichester
University College London (UCL)
University College Winchester
University of Aberdeen
University of Birmingham
University of BristolUniversity of Cambridge
University of Durham
University of Edinburgh
University of Exeter
University of Glamorgan
University of Glasgow
University of Gloucestershire
University of Greenwich
University of Hull
University of Kent at Canterbury
University of Leeds
University of London: School of Advanced Study (SAS)
University of Manchester
University of Nottingham
University of Oxford
University of Sheffield
University of St Andrews
University of Sunderland
University of Surrey Roehampton
University of Wales, Bangor
University of Wales, Lampeter
University of Wales College, Newport
University of Westminster
Queen’s University of Belfast
School of Oriental and Asian Studies (SOAS)
St. Martin’s College, Lancaster
St. Mary’s University College, Belfast
Trinity College, Carmarthen
Trinity College Dublin
Trinity and All Saints, Leeds
Wesley College
Westhill College of Higher Education

The web sites of most of these may be found using the

University of Wolverhampton UK Map of Higher Education
Janet site listing of UK Higher Education Colleges


Theological Colleges

It is also possible to study in vocational colleges that teach an explicitly Christian approach to the Old Testament. The awards and degrees are normally validated by one of the Universities listed above. These colleges include:

All Nations Christian College
Belfast Bible College
Birmingham Bible Institute
Capenwray Bible College
Cliff College
Cranmer Hall, St John’s College, Durham
East Anglican Ministerial Training Course
Free Church College, Edinburgh
International Christian College
International Correspondence Institute & University
London School of Theology
Mattersey Hall Bible College
Moorlands College
Nazarene Theological College
Oakhill College, London
Open Theological College
Queen’s College, Birmingham
Redcliffe College
Regents Theological College
Ridley Hall, Cambridge
Ripon College, Cuddeston
St John’s College, Nottingham
Spurgeon’s College
Trinity College, Bristol
Union Theological College, Belfast
Wesley House, Cambridge
Westminster College, Cambridge
West of England Ministerial Training Course
Westcott House, Cambridge
Wycliffe Hall, Oxford
Further contact details may be found here.