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Theology and Religion (On-Campus or by Distance Learning)

University of Birmingham

36 months
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6600 GBP/year
1521 GBP/year
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At the Theology and Religion (On-Campus or by Distance Learning) programme from University of Birmingham, they offer promising candidates the opportunity to carry out research in one of the UK’s largest and most diverse Departments of Theology and Religion.

Overview

The Theology and Religion (On-Campus or by Distance Learning) programme from University of Birmingham offer subject specialisms in Biblical studies, Christian theology, Islamic studies, Jewish and Holocaust studies, Pentecostal and Charismatic studies, Quaker Studies and Religion and society.

We offer two postgraduate research-only programmes, whether you are looking to complete your academic studies with a PhD or pursue your research at Masters level. 

Why study this course?

  • World-leading research: Times Higher Education ranked the Department of Theology and Religion second in the country for its performance in the latest Research Excellence Framework exercise, with over 50% of our research judged to be ‘world-leading’.
  • Global ranking: The University of Birmingham was ranked 34th in the world for Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies in the 2020 QS World University Rankings. These rankings are compiled annually to help prospective students to identify the leading universities worldwide in a particular subject.
  • Partners and community: We have excellent relationships and partnerships with Birmingham's many different communities, and such a rich cultural mix means that it provides an ideal setting to study the relations between religion and culture. The city is recognised as one of the most multicultural cities in Europe, with representation from most religious traditions.
  • Employability skills: Birmingham’s Theology graduates develop a broad range of transferable skills including: familiarity with research methods; the ability to manage large quantities of information from diverse sources; the ability to organise information in a logical and coherent manner; the expertise to write clearly and concisely and to tight deadlines; critical and analytical ability; the capacity for argument, debate and speculation; and the ability to base conclusions on statistical research.

Programme Structure

Our main areas of research expertise, associated staff and PhD supervision areas are included in the links below for each research area:

  • Biblical studies
  • Christian theology
  • Islamic studies
  • Jewish and Holocaust studies
  • Pentecostal and Charismatic studies
  • Philosophical theology
  • Quaker Studies
  • Religion and society

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Our requirements for postgraduate research are dependent on the type of programme you are applying for:

  • For MRes and MA by Research programmes, entry to our programmes usually requires a good (normally a 2:1 or above) Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification if you were educated outside the UK, usually in a relevant area.
  • Applicants for a PhD will also need to hold a Masters qualification at Merit level or above (or its international equivalent), usually in a relevant area.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19800 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    1521 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4565 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
  • UK: £2,283 part-time
  • International: £9,900 part-time (distance learning only)

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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