Centre for Bible, Ethics and Theology
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Study and research the Bible, Ethics and Theology at Nottingham

The Bible, Ethics and Theology and can be studied at all award levels within the Department of Theology and Religious Studies.

The Centre for Bible, Ethics and Theology particularly welcomes direct enquiries from masters and doctoral students.

Doctoral candidates are encouraged to view the areas of academic expertise to establish a sense of compatibility between their research proposal and staff research supervision. 

Postgraduate taught course and research opportunities in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies
Academic expertise within the Department covers a wide range of topics including philosophy of religion and ethics, biblical studies, systematic and philosophical theology, religious history, Judaism and Islam.

Research opportunities

The centre invites expressions of interest from anyone contemplating postgraduate research (at Masters or PhD level) on aspects of the Bible, Ethics and Theology.

Theology and Religious Studies MPhil

Theology and Religious Studies PhD

Theology and Religious Studies MRes

Theology MRes

PhD applicants are encouraged to view our areas of supervision expertise via our centre staff profiles.

Areas of research include: Biblical theology; church history in Britain and Ireland; ethics; historical theology; Islamic theology; late antique Judaism; Jewish philosophy; moral theology; New Testament; Old Testament; literature and theology; philosophical theology; religion and critical theory; science and theology; systematic theology; theology, literature and arts.

Undergraduate modules

The Department of Theology and Religious Studies offers a range of undergraduate degrees. Modules that closely reflect the centre's work include:
  • Canon to Creation: History, Literature and Theology of the Hebrew Bible
  • Introduction to the Study of the New Testament
  • The Bible in Music, Art and Literature
  • Theology and Ethics in the Modern World
  • Body and Soul: Human Identity and Ethics
  • Theological Ethics: Theory and Practice
  • Prophets and Prophecy in the Hebrew Bible
  • Sex, Violence and God: Ethics in the Hebrew Bible
  • Archaeological Excavation: Tel Azekah, Israel
  • The Life and Teaching of Jesus
  • The Gospel of Matthew
  • Following Jesus: Identity, Discipleship and Community in Early Christianity
  • The Jewish Context of Jesus and Early Christianity
  • The Theology of Paul
  • What Does God Expect? New Testament Ethics
  • Elements of Biblical Theology
  • Biblical Greek
  • Biblical Hebrew
  • Biblical Language Studies

The modules we offer are inspired by the research interests of our staff and as a result may change for reasons of, for example research developments or legislative changes. This list is an example of typical modules that we offer, not a definitive list.

Theology and Religious Studies BA

Biblical Studies and Theology BA





Centre for Bible, Ethics and Theology

The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5854