School of Divinity

Entry requirements

To study at postgraduate level you must meet our academic and English language requirements

Specific entry requirements for each programme are listed in the Postgraduate Degree Finder.

Taught Masters programmes

Taught Masters applicants should hold a UK 2:1 honours degree with a mark of at least 65%, or its international equivalent, in theology/religious studies or a relevant subject.  For North American applicants, the equivalent of 65% is a GPA of 3.40.

Research programmes

Masters by Research and MPhil applicants should hold a UK 2:1 honours degree with a mark of at least 65%, or its international equivalent, in theology/religious studies or a relevant subject.  For North American applicants, the equivalent of 65% is a GPA of 3.40.

You should also have academic training in the area of your research project.

PhD applicants should hold UK 2:1 honours degree with a mark of at least 65% in a relevant subject, and typically a specialist masters degree with a high level of attainment (at least 67% in both coursework and dissertation), or their international equivalents. For North American applicants, the equivalent of 67% is a GPA of 3.70.

You should also have academic training in the area of your research project.

English language requirements (Updated 26/04/2021)

You must demonstrate a level of English language competency that will enable you to succeed in your studies, regardless of your nationality or country of residence.

For full details of the language requirements see Postgraduate Requirements: English language requirements