School of Divinity

Programme structure

This programme is run full-time over one year (or part-time over two years) and taught mainly in small classroom/seminar groups.

DNA Strand

You will be given training in research methods which offers a practical approach to postgraduate level skills of critical investigation and writing, and receive individual supervision for your 15,000 word dissertation.

Compulsory courses

Compulsory courses comprise Cosmos, Cell and Creator and a course in research methods.

Option courses

You will choose three option courses, which could include further advanced study in science and religion, such as:

  • Science and Scripture

  • Science and Religion in Literature

  • History of Science and Religion in the Christian Tradition

  • Mind, Matter, and Spirit

The options on offer change from year to year, so please consult the Programme Director for advice on what will be available. With the agreement of your Programme Director, you may also choose options from other taught masters programmes, language courses, and advanced undergraduate courses.

Career opportunities

This programme is designed to provide a strong foundation for postgraduate research in the field or for employment in a range of areas requiring critical analysis and empathetic understanding.