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Course summary

Combine your own research with insight from our advanced taught modules. This course is ideal if you are passionate about a research topic in theology but:

  • you want to develop your research skills or academic ability before committing to a PhD
  • you cannot commit to three years or more of research
  • your topic does not need three years of research
Main research areas We have particular strengths in the following areas:
  • Theology and Philosophy
  • Religion, Culture, and Ethics
  • Science, Technology, and Nature
  • Biblical Studies
  • Jewish Studies
  • Islamic Studies
Find out more about our key areas of research on our website: Current research projects cover areas such as:
  • Hebrew Bible and New Testament
  • Hermeneutics
  • Islam and Politics
  • Jewish Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Philosophical Theology
  • Religion and Media
  • Religion and Technology
  • Theology and Continental Philosophy
  • Theology and Literature
  • Theology and Natural Science
Research staff Our diverse staff include theologians, sociologists, biblical scholars and philosophers so we can support your research with a range of different approaches and methodologies. This degree is a companion to our Religious Studies MRes. The difference is in your agreed area of research and the title of your award. The teaching and supervision arrangements are the same.


Areas of research include: Old Testament prophets; synoptic Gospels; music in the New Testament; Pauline theology; philosophical theology; philosophy of religion; systematic theology; historical theology; science and theology; theology and literature.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a 2:1 (or international equivalent) degree in theology and/or religious studies or a closely related subject. English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

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