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Religious & Theological Studies MPhil

Cardiff University

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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    Cardiff University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN, JUL, OCT

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Based in the School of History, Archaeology and Religion, you join a vibrant academic and research community, proud of our reputation for training the next generation of researchers.

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.

Programme aims

To offer knowledge and expertise for a career in research (in academia, the media, public sector), teaching in higher education, or a range of allied professions valuing a humanities postgraduate degree. The interdisciplinary nature of Religious Studies, in particular, provides a broad background combined with a clear focus.

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.

Research

We provide an extensive range of expertise. Particular strengths include:

  • Buddhism and its Literature
  • Byzantine History
  • Culture & Religion
  • Chaplaincy
  • Contemporary Islam in the West
  • History and Culture
  • Hindu Traditions
  • Islam in the UK
  • Narrative Traditions of South Asia
  • Pastoral and Practical Theology
  • Patristics and Late Antiquity
  • Sociology of Religion.

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University is a global institution, with over 7,900 international students from more than 130 countries.
The university welcomes applications from international students and offer specialist facilities and dedicated support to help with a student’s studies.
Cardiff came second in the 2020 Natwest Student Living Index for monthly rental costs in UK university cities, and twelfth in terms of overall living costs.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 33

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    131 68%

    15th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    18th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.57 71%

    31st

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