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, course duration and attendance options

  • 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