Department of Theology and Religious Studies

Research degrees (PhD, MPhil, MRes) - Theology and Religious Studies

  • One of the leading theological departments in the UK for research:
    - ranked eighth for ‘research power' (REF 2014)
    - 97% of our research is of international quality (REF 2014)
  • Dedicated support, facilities and training through the Graduate School
  • Active culture of dialogue and discussion both within the Department and across the university
  • Research seminar programme for support and constructive criticism
Jeffrey Biebeghauser portrait

Initially I was attracted by the research reputation and publications of some of the staff. In my stay I was very impressed with the university and the support that they had for the students.


Jeffrey Biebighauser
PhD Theology and Religious Studies

carly crouch research director profile

The Department fosters a strong postgraduate research culture, stimulated by a comprehensive staff commitment to research.

Masters and doctoral students work closely with staff to develop research and writing skills pertinent to their specific interests, facilitated by close alignment between student and staff research specialisms.


Dr Carly Crouch, Director of Research



Department of Theology and Religious Studies

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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