PhD applications welcomed for 2019-2020

13 November 2018

The School particularly welcomes applications linked to its clusters of research expertise in:

  • Theology and the Arts
  • Religion and Politics
  • the Bible and its Theology
  • Systematic and Historical Theology
  • Analytical and Exegetical Theology
  • any other area of individual staff expertise.

The School strongly encourages applicants to contact potential supervisors before submitting an application.

UK and EU citizens or permanent residents who wish to be considered for Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities (SGSAH) funding through the SGSAH and AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership must first complete their online application for a place on the PhD programme, and then email a draft SGSAH application form to the Director of Postgraduate Research Studies at the School of Divinity (, to be received by 14 December 2018. The School strongly encourages such applicants to contact the Director of Postgraduate Research Studies by the end of November to allow time for the selection, creation, and revision of SGSAH applications. Full details concerning SGSAH funding, as well as the application form, can be found on the SGSAH website.

Full information about the application process is available on the School of Divinity's prospective PhD students pages and on the University's postgraduate research pages.

Additional information is available on PhD applications in: