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About us

Thinking of studying with us? Find out why our Students love studying at the School of Divinity and what makes Edinburgh such a special place.  Take a virtual tour and explore our beautiful buildings located in the heart of Edinburgh. 

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We would like to hear your views on a potential new postgraduate opportunity in Buddhist Studies. Take the survey now!

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Professor Jeremy Carrette joined us as the Head of School, from the University of Kent where he was Professor of Philosophy, Religion and Culture and Dean for Europe.

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News and events at the School of Divinity.

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Find out what some of our current students and recent graduates have said about life here at New College.

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

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Further your interests and develop your skills through the diverse programmes available at graduate level.

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A programme for graduates that want to develop knowledge in Theology and Religious Studies.

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Creative thought and world-class academic staff underpin our research. Explore our wide range of projects.

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The School of Divinity's EDI policies, initiatives, and relevant information.

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Check out our official social media and video accounts to keep up to date with what's happening in New College.