Religious Studies PhD Information
All research proposals are welcomed, particularly those reflecting the current focus of the department or the special interest of any members of staff. The primary focus is on religion and spirituality in the contemporary world, particularly topics such as: Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, and Japanese religions; the social and cultural transformations of contemporary religion and spirituality; sociology of religion; religion and popular culture; modern religious thought and history; new religious movements; women and religion; and methodological issues in the study of religion.
Applicants require an upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent, and a viable research proposal. For international students: IELTS 6.5 score or equivalent qualification.