We offer subject specialisms in Biblical studies, Christian theology, Islamic studies, Jewish and Holocaust studies, Pentecostal and Charismatic studies, Quaker Studies and Religion and society.
Your Theology and Religion (On-Campus or by Distance Learning) course from University of Birmingham will provide excellent preparation for your future career, but this can also be enhanced by a range of employability support services offered by the University and the College of Arts and Law.
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.
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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
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
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DisciplinesPhilosophy & Ethics Religious Studies & Theology Liberal Arts View 233 other Masters in Philosophy & Ethics in United Kingdom
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.
Any academic and professional qualifications or relevant professional experience you may have are normally taken into account, and in some cases, form an integral part of the entrance requirements.
If you are applying for distance learning research programmes, you will also be required to demonstrate that you have the time, commitment, facilities and experience to study by distance learning.
International18810 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18810 GBP per year during 36 months.
National4500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 36 months.
- UK: £4,500 full-time; £2,250 part-time
- International: £18,810 full-time; £9,405 part-time (distance learning only)
Living costs for Birmingham
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