Research course

Contemporary Religion in Historical Perspective

Institution
Open University · Department of Religious Studies
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 (or equivalent).

Months of entry

October

Course content

The Research Studies discipline at the OU has considerable and internationally recognised expertise in two key areas:

  • Religious history, particularly pertaining to the 19th and 20th centuries and Protestant evangelicalism in the UK and elsewhere. Current research includes work on religion and global uncertainties.
  • Lived, improvised and vernacular forms of religion and spirituality. Current research includes work on indigenous and vernacular traditions in Europe and beyond.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MPhil

part time
24 months
full time
15 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Paul-Francois Tremlett
Email
FASS-ReligiousStudies-Enquiries@open.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1908 652032