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Theology and Religious Studies MRes

Theology and Religious Studies MRes

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Full time | University of Glasgow | 1 year | SEP

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1 year

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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Religious Studies

Course type


Course Summary

Research in Theology and Religious Studies encompasses a wide range of traditions, methods and perspectives and has been an ever-present part of the mission of the University since its foundation in 1451.


Researchers in Theology and Religious Studies continue to build on Glasgow's reputation for excellence in traditional fields of theology including:

  • Biblical Studies
  • Systematic Theology
  • Catholic Moral Theology
  • Practical Theology
  • Church History and Scottish Religious History

Glasgow also has a strong profile in:

  • Judaism and Jewish Studies
  • Islam, particularly Sufism and religion in modern Iran
  • Religion in the Asian Subcontinent
  • Religion in Japan

Theology and Religious Studies in Glasgow has strong interdisciplinary research links to other subjects across the College of Arts. Recent collaborations have involved English and Scottish Literature, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, History, Classics, Law, Education, Philosophy, Medical Humanities and several Glasgow Museums.

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Entry requirements

Our regular standard of admission is at least an Upper Second Class Honours degree (2:1), although candidates will usually also have completed or be undertaking a Masters qualification.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The university has over 7,000 postgraduate students from 140 countries around the world, taking up taught and research degrees. Study options vary from Financial Economics...more