School of Divinity

Islamic Studies & Christian-Muslim Relations

Pursue interdisciplinary study of Islamic thought and practice, and of encounters between Christianity and Islam.

The School currently offers MSc Islamic Studies & Christian-Muslim Relations by research. Our new taught MSc in Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations will start in September 2020.

Research profile

In this research area, you can pursue interdisciplinary study of Islamic thought and practice, and of historical, theological, ethical and political encounters between Christianity and Islam.

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.

Choose your research programme

You can choose from three research programmes: two Masters programmes and the PhD.


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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.

Fees and costs

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Scholarships are awarded on academic merit.

In the School's 2015 intake, about 50% of postgraduates held some type of scholarship.

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