Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C) brings together eight leading universities across the Midlands to support the professional and personal development of the next generation of arts and humanities doctoral researchers.

M4C is a collaboration between the University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University, University of Warwick, Coventry University, University of Leicester, De Montfort University, Nottingham Trent University and The University of Nottingham.

This year, M4C is awarding up to 94 doctoral studentships for UK/EU applicants through an open competition. Each studentship includes full research fees, a substantial maintenance grant plus additional research training support.

Department of Theology and Religion is welcoming applications and is especially interested in outstanding students whose research interests connect with the Department’s areas of expertise in:

  • Textual Studies
  • Inter-religious relations
  • Inter-cultural theology
  • Islamic Studies
  • Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies
  • Quaker Studies
  • Sikh Studies
  • Science and Religion in Society

More detailed information about our research expertise, information about our academic staff and profiles of our vibrant postgraduate research community can be found on our Department web pages.

If you have any questions about postgraduate research in the Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Birmingham under the M4C scholarship scheme, please get in touch with Dr Alexander Hall on a.f.hall@bham.ac.uk.  

The deadline for M4C funding applications is 12pm on Tuesday 14 January 2020. For full details of eligibility, funding, research supervision areas and CDA projects, and how to apply, please visit https://www.midlands4cities.ac.uk