Postgraduate study and research in Theology

Postgraduate study opportunities in Theology

The Faculty of Arts offers a taught Bachelor of Theology (Honours), as well two research-only degrees: the Master of Theology and PhD. All three are available full time and part time.  

Find out more about postgraduate programmes in Theology.

Postgraduate research topics

We have a strong interdisciplinary research culture which offers opportunities for collaboration with other disciplinary areas within the university.

You can access a complete list of masters and doctoral theses undertaken in Theology from the University of Auckland Theses and Dissertations database.

Graduate culture

Theology research students meet every month with each other and with members of staff for a research seminar and meal. They are also encouraged to present their research at conferences in New Zealand and abroad, and to seek opportunities for publication.

PhD students

We welcome enquiries from New Zealand and international students who wish to undertake doctoral research.

You will be supervised by our researchers and have access to a range of resources to assist you in your academic and professional development. These can include graduate teaching assistantships, scholarships and writing stipends, funds to cover direct research costs and access to library and computing facilities.

Regular doctoral seminars provide students with an opportunity to present their research to other students and staff for helpful critique. Some financial support is available to assist students who present papers at national and international conferences.

We look forward to your contribution to the intellectual life and research profile of Theology.

For more information

All students intending to pursue postgraduate study must consult the Graduate Adviser.

Find out more about scholarships and awards.