Ethics and Practical Theology

Explore theoretical and practical approaches to topics such as politics, peacebuilding, ethics and materiality.

Research profile

The research interests of academic staff and graduate students in Ethics and Practical Theology encompass a range of theoretical and practical approaches to ethics, religion and theology, including:

  • Environmental ethics
  • Ethical theory
  • Pastoral and practical theology
  • Peace-building and reconciliation

You are encouraged to contact a potential supervisor to discuss your research project before making a formal application.  

In the Ethics and Practical Theology research area projects are often interdisciplinary.  If this is the case, you may be jointly supervised with a subject specialist from another School in the University.

Further information

Core staff

Dr David Grumett


Profile page: Dr David Grumett

Professor Rachel Muers


Profile page: Professor Rachel Muers

Dr Ulrich Schmiedel


Profile page: Dr Ulrich Schmiedel


Postgraduate Admissions

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