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Theology and Religious Studies MPhil



What will I learn?

Research overview

We provide you with the time and support to explore your questions about Theology and Religious Studies.

We have particular strengths in:

  • Theology, Philosophy, Culture and Science
  • Islamic Studies
  • Jewish Studies
  • Biblical Studies
  • History of Theology
  • Bible Studies
  • Our staff include theologians, historians, sociologists and philosophers so we can support your research with a range of different approaches and methodologies.

    Graduate destinations

    Many of our research 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.

Which department am I in?

Department of Theology and Religious Studies

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
£20,000.00 (US$ 24,605) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

December 2022, February 2023, April 2023, July 2023


University Park Campus

University of Nottingham,


NG7 2RJ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students offering a Bachelor's degree from an American university are welcome to apply for a Masters programme. For most programmes we look for a GPA of at least 3.0. Students need to have IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

For international students

Masters-level degree (or international equivalent) in theology and/or religious studies or another relevant subject. IELTS: 7.0 (no less than 6.5 in any element). TOEFL (IBT): 100 (minimum 19 with 20 in Speaking).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Nottingham

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