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Study at a university where Theology & Religion have been taught for over 180 years.

Ranked 2nd in London (Guardian University Guide, 2018), the King's Department of Theology & Religious Studies offers postgraduate students the chance to explore the role of religion in the world today including Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Buddhism. 

Our Religion MA gives you the option to specialise in Biblical Studies, Jewish Studies, Religion in Contemporary Society, Systematic Theology or tailor-make your own degree.  

Our partnerships and collaborations with the National Gallery (on Christianity & the Arts), the Courtauld Gallery, Leo Baeck College and the London School of Jewish Studies also open up additional learning resources for our students. 

Duration One year FT, two years PT, September to September.

Study MA Christianity & the Arts in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at King's College London.

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Duration 1 year full time, 2 years part time, September to September

Attracting students from around the globe, the MA in Religion offers an outstanding range of teaching enabling you can tailor make your own degree based on your own interests. We specialise in Christianity, Judaism, Islam and Buddhism.

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Duration Nine months FT, eighteen months PT, September to July

Study Grad Dip Theology & Religious Studies in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at King's College London.

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Duration Expected to be: MPhil two years FT, four years PT; PhD three years FT, four-six years PT. September to September, January to January or April to April.

MPhil/PhD Research from the Department of Theology & Religious Studies at King's College London.

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Our research



Areas of particular academic expertise represented within the Department



TRS was ranked 3rd in the UK for 'research power' (REF 2014)



Examples of current and past King's TRS research projects



A broad selection of the King's Department of Theology & Religious Studies' recent publications

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Postgraduate Funding Opportunities

There are a number of ways you can obtain financial support to help you through your postgraduate studies. The College Fees & Funding pages contain plenty of information about financing your postgraduate studies, including Scholarships that may be open to you. Many of these competitions are open to students across the Faculty, but there are also a number of awards specifically for students in the Department of Theology & Religious Studies.

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