School of Divinity

In 2021, the School will celebrate the 175th anniversary of the day when Dr Thomas Chalmers laid the foundation stone of New College on the Mound: 3 June 1846. A series of special events will run throughout the year. Find out more and see the programme of events. 

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Invest in your future and explore the many fascinating aspects of religion and theology at the School of Divinity.

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Applications are now open for our new taught MSc/MTh in Religion and Literature

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If you are fascinated by big ideas, by the way people's beliefs influence the way they live then Theology and Religious Studies are the subjects for you.

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We are delighted to have been awarded Athena Swan Silver status - the first Theology and Religious Studies department in the UK to gain this award.