School of Divinity

Ethics & Practical Theology

Explore theoretical and practical approaches to topics such as politics, peacebuilding, ethics and materiality.

Research Profile

The research interests of academics and postgraduates in Ethics and Practical Theology encompass a range of theoretical and practical approaches to ethics, religion and theology, including theology and politics, peacebuilding and reconciliation, ethical theory, theology and material practice, and practical theology.

You can find out more and identify a potential supervisor by looking at the School of Divinity’s Staff Profiles, which give details of research interests and publications, and email addresses. 

You are encouraged to contact a potential supervisor to discuss your research project before making a formal application.  In the Ethics and Practical Theology research area, projects are often interdisciplinary.  If this is the case, you may be jointly supervised with a subject specialist from another School in the University.

At the School of Divinity you will join a community of around 150 research students, drawn from around the world, and from a variety of religious and non-religious backgrounds.

You will study in a stimulating environment.  The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 ranked the School’s research environment at 100% world-leading / internationally excellent, second in the UK on this front in theology and religion.  This outstanding result reflects the vibrancy of the School’s research culture.

Information for applicants

 

Research Profile

The research interests of academics and postgraduates in Ethics and Practical Theology encompass a range of theoretical and practical approaches to ethics, religion and theology, including theology and politics, peacebuilding and reconciliation, ethical theory, theology and material practice, and practical theology.

Training and support

The ethos of the Graduate School is to promote excellence in postgraduate study, within a stimulating and supportive environment. We value equality and diversity in the School community, and an academic culture that is both critical and constructive.

Entry requirements

For entry to Masters by Research, MPhil, or PhD, you should have a first degree in a relevant subject, showing academic training in the area of your research project. The standard should be a strong UK 2:1 honours degree (65% or above) or international equivalent. Relevant qualifications and experience will also be considered.

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Scholarships and funding

Scholarships are awarded on academic merit.

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