Contact: College of Humanities & Social Science Undergraduate Admissions Office
Phone: +44 (0)131 650 3565
We pride ourselves on offering a strong scholarly community dedicated to the academic flourishing of our students who come from all over the world. We have specialist academic staff teaching the Bible, church history, doctrine, ethics, philosophical theology and religious traditions, including Asian traditions, Judaism and Islam and the relevant languages. Our school is the only UK divinity department to offer an on-site refectory, its own library with specialist staff, and dedicated undergraduate computing labs.
Courses are taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars and online learning.
You will be assessed by exams, coursework and an honours dissertation.
Divinity and Religious Studies offers an excellent all-round arts degree, with valuable historical and linguistic study often at its heart. Our graduates pursue a wide range of careers within a variety of settings including the creative arts, industry, finance, teaching, management, administration, the armed forces, government, counselling, ministry, and the voluntary sector. Many of our students often go on to study for postgraduate qualifications, including doctorates.
Teaching takes place in the School of Divinity, based in New College. You will also have access to all the University’s libraries and computer facilities.
There are opportunities to study abroad through the School’s exchange arrangements with universities in Germany, the Netherlands, the US and Canada.
This article was published on Jun 29, 2012