The School is ranked in the world’s top 20 universities for theology, divinity and religious studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020). We also achieved 93% in the latest Complete University Guide league table (2021), and we were ranked 1st in Scotland and 4th in the UK for theology and religious studies in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014).
Theology has been taught at the University of Edinburgh since its foundation in 1583. New College was established in 1843, and became part of the University of Edinburgh - merging with the Faculty of Divinity - in 1935.
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