School of Divinity

Science and Religion

This programme explores the cutting edge debates between two major influences in modern thinking.

Science and Religion students win the 2016 Student Prize from ESSSAT

We are delighted to announce that two of our Science and Religion students have won the 2016 Student Prize from ESSSAT (the European Society for the Study of Science and Theology). Prize winners Melanie McConnell (MSc in Science and Religion), and Sarah Lane Ritchie (PhD) were presented with their awards at the ESSSAT conference in Lodz, Poland by Prof Dirk Evers (President of ESSSAT). Melanie and Sarah join a growing list of award winners from the Edinburgh Science and Religion programme. Previous winners are Jaeho Jang (Peacocke Prize 2015) and Jenna Freudenberg (ESSSAT 2014). 

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About the programme

The relationship between Science and Religion is one of the foremost intellectual debates of our day. It is impossible not to hold an opinion on it.

Degree structure

The degree can be taken full-time over 12 months, or part-time over 24 months.

Teaching staff

Staff involved with the programme span a broad selection of academic disciplines.

Application and enquiries

We welcome any enquiries about the Science and Religion Masters programme. Please contact: