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Theology & Religion MA by Research

Durham University

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Durham University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our postgraduate programmes are very international in focus and more than half of our postgraduate students are from overseas. The international outlook of the department is a vital element of our work and success. As well as increasingly recruiting international staff, our academics are members of global networks, regularly participate at international conferences and many are instantly recognised throughout the world for their publications and academic leadership.

Doctoral studies here are not purely centred on the writing of the thesis but include practical preparation for the academic job market, providing students with access to world-class study facilities and to a range of training and professional-development opportunities. This may include work as a teaching assistant or research assistant, or participation in the exchange or study abroad schemes.

In this course, you will be carrying out independent, supervised work towards your thesis from the very beginning of your studies. You will be supported and guided by an expert supervisory team throughout, and your progress will be assessed by a series of formal reviews during your studies. No viva is required for the MA by Research. There is no requirement for research students to undertake any taught courses, professional experience or other training, but there are plentiful opportunities for them to do so and most of our students take up some of these while they are here.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 21,465per year

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

University information

Durham University

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  • Campus address

    Durham University, The Palatine Centre, Stockton Road, Durham, Durham, DH1 3LE, England

A top 10 university, placed 6th in the Complete University Guide 2022.
More than 150 countries are represented at Durham, creating a diverse and welcoming community.
Beyond studies, Durham offers a student experience and college life that is truly unique.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    160 85%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%



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