Religions & Theology PhD
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Degree awarded: PhD
Duration: 36 mths full-time
Entry requirements: A First class or Upper Second class honours degree plus a good Masters qualification is required, or the overseas equivalent.
Course fees: For entry in the academic year beginning September 2012, the tuition fees are as follows:
- PhD (full-time)
UK/EU students (per annum): £3,828
International students (per annum): £12,300
- PhD (part-time)
UK/EU students (per annum): £1,914
Please note for the majority of projects where experimentation requires further resource: higher fee bands (where quoted) will be charged rather than the base rate for supervision, administration and computational costs. The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive and, therefore, you will not be required to pay any additional bench fees or administration costs.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of the course for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees. Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your project.
Scholarships/sponsorships: For subject areas that hold awards in particular years, UK and EU applicants may enter the AHRC Block Grant Partnership competition (deadline 1st March). The complete list of subject areas covered and the number of awards available in each year is listed here . This is highly competitive, and applicants should discuss applying with their proposed supervisor as soon as possible. Some awards are usually offered by the School or department: see the school website for current information, or contact the Admissions Administrator. Some awards are reserved for international applicants.
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Scholarships and bursaries
Full entry requirements
Academic entry qualification overview: A First class or Upper Second class honours degree plus a good Masters qualification is required, or the overseas equivalent.
English language: Grade 7.0 in IELTS is required (with a minimum writing score of 7) or 100+ iTOEFL.
Other international entry requirements: We accept a range of qualifications from different countries. For these and general requirements including English language see entry requirements from your country.
Advice to applicants
We recommend all research applicants to attempt to find a suitable supervisor here at Manchester by searching the subject area of interest to you and looking at their staff list.
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE DO NOT TEACH EVENING CLASSES OR OFFER DISTANCE LEARNING COURSES.
The primary focus of all our postgraduate degrees is to give people research skills, whether for academic work or for another career. Many professions today require investigative skills. Some in the media spend time researching angles of events that relate to religions. Some in the health service investigate the experiences of various cultural groups in accessing services. Many in museums, libraries and other archives require the textual and historical research skills that our courses teach. Postgraduate study in Religions and Theology gives you a high level qualification for a wide range of investigative tasks.
Many of those who complete postgraduate programmes take up positions in further and higher education in the field of Religions and Theology or related areas. Others may already be employed in a professional capacity in a relevant area. Careers in a wide range of fields are available as for all those graduating in Humanities. Whatever employment area postgraduates choose their studies will provide them with transferable skills as well as enhancing their intellectual and personal development.