Consistently rated as one of the top research units in the country in our subjects, it offers postgraduate training at an acknowledged world-class standard.
Theology and Religious Studies PhD students from University of Cambridge, spend most of their time working on their own research. Any skills required, such as languages, will be assessed by the student's supervisor and training may be provided by the Faculty or the Language Centre.
The teaching officers of the Faculty include leading experts in a wide range of fields:
- Biblical Studies
- Ancient, Medieval and Modern Judaism
- History of Christianity
- Christian Theology
- Philosophy of Religion and Ethics
- Religion and Natural Sciences
- Religion and the Social Sciences
- Study of World Religions (with special reference to Judaism and Rabbinics, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism)
- World Christianities (with special reference to African Christianity)
- Thesis / Dissertation
- a summary of the scope, purpose, methodology and value of research project
- a provisional outline of your thesis with a timetable for the conduct and completion of the research and writing
- a bibliography of a topic and its immediate intellectual context set out in accordance with the conventions current in the field of study
- a sample of written-up research
- 36 months
- 60 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesPhilosophy & Ethics Religious Studies & Theology Christian Studies View 11 other PhDs in Christian Studies in United Kingdom
- Two academic references
- Evidence of competence in English
- If required - you can check using our tool
- Research proposal
- Sample of work
- Proposed Supervisor
- Research experience
- Master's degree with marks of at least 67 per cent or a GPA of at least 3.7 in the US system.
International25758 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25758 GBP per year during 36 months.
National8844 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8844 GBP per year during 36 months.
- National: £5,306
- International: £15,454
Living costs for Cambridge
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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