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PhD Theology (PhD)

A Doctorate of Philosophy is the highest level of degree that a student can achieve, demonstrating academic excellence through independent, creative thought and the ability to interact with modern scholarship. To earn a PhD, students must write a 80,000 word thesis on a topic defined by their research proposal under the guidance of a relevant faculty member. PhD students undertake research on their own topics, working closely with their supervisors to write their theses. Staff at Union College have a long history of supervising successfully PhD theses in a wide range of theological areas.
If you are interested in doctoral research please make initial informal contact with the faculty member responsible for your proposed area of work.

There are no residential requirements for the PhD programme.



If you click apply you will be taken to our partners at BibleMesh to facilitate your application.

3

years full time and up to

6

years part time

Presbyterian Theological Faculty Ireland

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Please note that we are not currently accepting applications for PhD study.  
Applications will be accepted from September 2021 for a January 2022 start.

 

Fees for PhD entrants in 2021–22 are as follows:

Home/ROI Supervision: 

  • Full–time £5,500 (per year)
  • Part–time £2,750 (per year)
  • Annual Registration: £180

Total: 

  • Full–time £5,680
  • Part–time £2,930

 

International (includes EU) Supervision: 

  • Full–time £15,000 (per year)
  • Part–time £7,500 (per year)
  • Annual Registration: £180

Total: 

  • Full–time £15,180 
  • Part–time £7,680

PhD Theology

A Doctorate of Philosophy is the highest level of degree that a student can achieve, demonstrating academic excellence through independent, creative thought and the ability to interact with modern scholarship. To earn a PhD, students must write a 80,000 word thesis on a topic defined by their research proposal under the guidance of a relevant faculty member. PhD students undertake research on their own topics, working closely with their supervisors to write their theses. Staff at Union College have a long history of supervising successfully PhD theses in a wide range of theological areas. If you are interested in doctoral research please make initial informal contact with the faculty member responsible for your proposed area of work. There are no residential requirements for the PhD programme.

You will be taken to Our partners at BibleMesh to facilitate your application

Duration

Programme Fee

Overview

Module 1

 

Admissions Requirements

Please check you meet all the entry requirements for this programme before you submit an application.

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