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Religious Studies (distance learning) PhD

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Nottingham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21, DEC-21, FEB-22, APR-22, JUL-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Research overview

Our PhD gives you the time and support to explore your theological interests while maintaining your existing commitments.

We have particular strengths in: Theology and Philosophy; Religion, Culture, and Ethics; Science, Technology, and Nature; Biblical Studies; Jewish Studies; Islamic Studies.

Our staff include theologians, sociologists, biblical scholars and philosophers so we can support your research with a range of different approaches and methodologies.

Supervision is provided by research-active staff. With over 10 years experience in running distance learning degrees the department will provide the support you need.

You’ll be joining a diverse community whose current research projects include: Hebrew Bible and New Testament; Hermeneutics; Islam and Politics; Jewish Philosophy.

Graduate destinations

Many of our PhD students are already settled in careers before starting the course - their research is for personal development, interest or to deepen their existing career.

The most common non-religious career paths for our postgraduate students include education/teaching, IT, and welfare and housing associations.

We have a successful record of our PhD students developing academic careers at many different institutions.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    24th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 29 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    129 69%

    14th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    16th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.75 75%

    24th

    12

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