Theology and Religious Studies, Ph.D. | University of Nottingham | Nottingham, United Kingdom
36 months
Duration
21500 GBP/year
5100 GBP/year
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About

The Theology and Religious Studies programme of the University of Nottingham has particular strengths in: Theology, Philosophy, Culture and Science, Islamic Studies, Jewish Studies, History of Theology and Bible Studies.

Overview

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

You will get expert supervision from our research-active and creative staff. If applicable to your research, you can get supervision across departments (for example, philosophy or history). You may also be able to strengthen your supervisory team from across our Midland4Cities partner universities.

In the Theology and Religious Studies programme of the University of Nottingham you will be joining a diverse community whose current research projects include:

  • Constructive Theology
  • Continental Philosophy
  • Hebrew Bible and New Testaments
  • Hermeneutics
  • Historical Theology
  • Islam and Politics
  • Jewish Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Philosophical Theology
  • Reformation Theology
  • Religion and Environment
  • Religion and Media
  • Religion and Technology
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Theology and Literature
  • Theology and Natural Science

Careers

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.

Programme Structure

  • You will complete a written thesis of up to 100,000 words, with experienced support and advice from your academic supervisors.
  • You will also take an oral examination called a viva voce where you explain your project in depth to an examination panel.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelors degree: 2:1 or above
  • Masters-level degree (or international equivalent): Merit
  • IELTS: 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    5100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5100 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Theology and Religious Studies.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
11 Oct 2024
University of Nottingham China and Malaysia Alumni Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Nottingham
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
International Sporting Excellence Award
Merit-based Need-based

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University of Nottingham
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
19000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scholarships for PhD Students
Merit-based

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Junhua Li
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
Merit-based

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Amber Student
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
28 Feb 2025
Boustany Astronomy PhD Scholarship
Merit-based

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Boustany Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Mar 2025
Boustany Cambridge Pembroke Scholarship in Philosophy
Merit-based

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Unknown
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
Merit-based Need-based

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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
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