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Entry requirements

In order to be considered for this programme, candidates must have achieved:

  • a Bachelors (Honours) degree at 2:1 level or above (or its international equivalent) in a related subject
  • a UK Masters degree with an overall average of 65% or higher in the dissertation and no mark below 55% (or it's international equivalent) in Religions and Theology or a related subject

Any strong, relevant work experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Candidates should be committed to the demands of a doctoral research programme.

Months of entry

January, February, September, October

Course content

Our PhD programme combines in-depth, high-level research and study with a supportive and encouraging research community of staff and students. Students will produce an 80,000 word thesis on their chosen subject.

Our current research projects include:

  • An exploration of Christian faith development in the lives of children living in a multi-media world
  • Missional Ecclesiology - an exploration into the effectiveness of the UK Methodist Circuit System for supporting and delivering Church growth at a local level
  • Toward an Ethic of Worship in a Technological Age: A comparative study of the works of Jacques Ellul and Wendell Berry and their theological implications for Christian worship in a western evangelical context

Fees and funding

UK students
£9000

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    The Cliff College PhD programme is validated by the University of Manchester

Course contact details

Phone
01246 584229