King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Theology and Religious Studies

Research interests include: the old testament period, the inter-testamental period and the entire range of new testament studies; other areas of research strength include systematic theology; history of religions (especially Christian reformation and modern period, and Islamic political thought); the philosophy of religion; Jewish philosophy; ethics (philosophical, Jewish, Christian and medical); the social scientific study of religion in contemporary society; mainly anthropology and sociology of religion (especially religion in Muslim and western societies).

Entry requirements

MA or Good Honours degree (2.1 or above) from a British university; or an equivalent qualification; in both cases, their previous studies should normally have included a dissertation, or equivalent, demonstrating student's ability to present the result of independent study and research.

Sponsorship information

1 scholarship awarded each year by the King's theological trust to a student from a country where the opportunity to pursue a theology degree is not normally available and for whom sources of finance are not available: the student must already have been accepted to study in the department; the trust additionally makes a number of minor grants to students: 2 Walton scholarships (approximately £4,500 each year); otherwise: AHRC; graduate school and school of arts and humanities scholarships and bursaries.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,600 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,300 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,600 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,300 per Year 1 (International) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Strand Campus Westminster WC2R 2LS South East

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Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts and Sciences Admissions (CASA)
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