Taught course

Systematic and Philosophical Theology (distance learning)

University of Nottingham · Department of Theology and Religious Studies

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in theology and/or religious studies, or a related subject such as philosophy or history; other candidates will be considered at the discretion of the Department. Students entering the programme from a humanities discipline other than theology may be required to take the module ‘Systematic and Philosophical Theology for Newcomers’.

Months of entry

October, February

Course content

This course provides a detailed grounding in many aspects of systematic and philosophical theology. It is suitable for those who wish to prepare for a research degree, and for those who wish to undertake graduate level study in order to gain training and experience in this area.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS: 7.0 with no less than 6.0 in any element

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the Department of Theology and Religious Studies web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
12-48 months

Further details of qualification

Normally part-time, over 2-4 years. Exceptionally full-time, over 12 months.

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0) 115 951 5559