PhD Partnership with Durham University

This PhD partnership allows successful applicants to undertake the Durham PhD programme while based at St Mellitus College. Students will be co-supervised by a member of Durham’s Department of Theology of Religion and a member of SMC staff.

Key Information

Durham University

The PhD Partnership with Durham University programme is validated by Durham University.

What is validation?

Please note that PhD students on this route become students of Durham University and can only enter the programme by applying to and being accepted by Durham University.
More information can be found at:

Full details can be found on Durham’s website. In the first instance, prospective students can either (1) approach a member of the SMC academic staff team directly to enquire about PhD supervision or (2) email with details of their proposed area of research.


If you require further information about this programme, or anything related to studying at St Mellitus College please get in touch.