Religious & Theological Studies PhD

We welcome applications from students interested in researching for a PhD/MPhil in a full range of areas, the following being of particular strength:

  • Buddhism and its literature in India and the West
  • Contemporary Christian Theology
  • Contemporary Islam in the West
  • Early Christian Literature, History and Culture
  • Hindu Traditions: Ancient, Medieval and Modern
  • History of Biblical Exegesis
  • History of Buddhism
  • Islam in the UK
  • Method and Theory in the Study of Religion
  • Narrative Traditions of South Asia
  • Pastoral and Practical Theology
  • Patristics and Late Antiquity
  • Sikh Traditions of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century
  • Sociology of Religion.

Distinctive features

  • Experienced supervisors and a successful and rewarding research programme
  • A strong and active tradition of language and textual expertise
  • Regular research seminars with visiting speakers
  • Regular subject-specific and skills seminars.
PhD, PhD Award
January, April, October, July Start
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration

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