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How to apply

CathedralApplications for postgraduate study are made direct to the University of St Andrews on the relevant online form. Supporting documentation and reference forms are also required.

If you have any questions about the process you are welcome to contact the Director of Research Postgraduate Studies (for PhD), the Director of Taught Postgraduate Studies (for campus-based MLitts) or the Distance Learning Officer (for 'Bible and Contemporary World' single module, PGDiploma or MLitt).  Their contact details are to the right of this page.

Please see the main How to apply for instructions on how to apply. There are different application forms for full-time taught Masters, distance learning part-time Masters and PhD.

Applications for the PhD and MPhil may be submitted at any time but the closing date for first consideration is 15 January 2018; enquiries may be made to

Updated: 24 October 2017

Contact details

St Mary's College
The School of Divinity
University of St Andrews
South Street
St Andrews
Fife KY16 9JU
Scotland, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1334 462850
Fax: +44 (0)1334 462852

Postgraduate Secretaries

Ms Elizabeth O'Keefe & Ms Barbara Fleming
School Office
+44 (0)1334 46 2826

Director of Research Postgraduate Studies (Current Students)

Prof Mark W Elliott (Semester 1)
Room H301
+44 (0)1334 462825

Dr David Moffitt (Semester 2)

Room T202
+44 (01)334 46 2829

Director of Research Postgraduate (Applications)

Prof James Davila (Semester 1)
Room A301
+44 (01)334 46 2834

Prof Mark W Elliott (Semester 2)
Room H301
+44 (0)1334 462825

Director of Taught Postgraduate Studies

Dr TJ Lang
Room T203
+44 (0)1334 46 2828

Distance Learning Officer

Dr Eric Stoddart
Room A302
+ 44 (0)1334 462841



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