Biblical Studies

Biblical Studies is about of the Christian Bible – the Old Testament (the Hebrew Bible) and the New Testament.

Studying in this area involves reading and studying the Bible and learning about the Bible's historical context.

This includes learnig about the Bible's influence on the world throughout history.

NZ university majors related to this area

Did you know?

Billions of copies of the Bible have been produced. This makes it the best-selling book in history.

Examples of career opportunities

Most entail additional learning (lifelong learning!).

  • Biblical historian
  • Church minister
  • Chaplain
  • Counsellor
  • Christian education teacher
  • Academic

Income and employment prospects

Income

138% of national
median earnings


Employment

59%
Employed
3%
Unemployed
30%
Further study
8%
Other or unknown

Figures based on young domestic graduates 5 years after graduation. Source: Ministry of Education.

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