University of Edinburgh

College of Humanities and Social Science



Old College

South Bridge

Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 9YL

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSc, MTh, Masters by Research, PhD

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The School of Divinity at the University of Edinburgh is one of the largest centres for the academic study of theology and religion in the UK. The School combines tradition with cutting-edge research and teaching, offering students a world-class academic environment in which to pursue their studies. We have a long tradition of welcoming students from across the world to study with us. Our students not only have access to the outstanding learning environment within the School, but to all the facilities and resources of the University of Edinburgh, one of the world’s leading universities. Most of our postgraduate taught degrees can be taken either as a Master of Theology (MTh) or a Master of Science (MSc), the difference being one of nomenclature only. Our taught masters programmes are designed to deepen knowledge in a subject you will typically have studied at undergraduate level, although they can in some cases offer a new direction in your academic career. The School of Divinity offers taught masters degree programmes in: MSc/ MTh Biblical Studies MSc Religious Studies MSc Science and Religion MSc/ MTh Theology in History MSc/ MTh World Christianity Research degrees (PhD, MPhil, MSc/MTh by Research) are offered in: Christian Ethics and Practical Theology Hebrew and Old Testament Studies History of Christianity New Testament Language, Literature and Theology Religious Studies Systematic Theology World Christianity


University of Edinburgh

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Midsize City

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