Studying in a faculty The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the BD (Hons) Divinity programme of study is through the Faculty of Divinity. The programme details of this course are provided by: School of Divinity: The School of Divinity has an internationally renowned staff and an outstanding reputation for excellence in both teaching and research. It regularly ranks among the very top departments in the UK in both, and is the best department nationally in Religious Studies in Theology in The Guardian University Guide (2013), achieving a perfect score of 100% in student satisfaction. A centre of cutting-edge research in biblical and theological studies, it offers innovative programmes and a highly supportive environment for learning, with a close-knit college community and outstanding opportunities to pursue the exciting task of exploring theological questions in the contemporary world. Distinctive features of this course Within the degree programme you will focus on the teachings and practices of the Christian faith, rooted in biblical and theological studies and considering the significance of faith today, and challenges to it. You can expect to have the opportunity to engage with a number of specialist topics including for example the study of the biblical text in its original languages or the interactions of Christian theology with current scientific and philosophical developments. It may be possible to spend a semester or year studying abroad as part of this degree programme. Please see http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/studyabroad for details. Programme details You will be able to choose modules from our Module Catalogue which is published annually as module availability can change from year to year. As a Single Honours student you will gain more than three-quarters of your Honours years credits in a single subject area.