School of Divinity

Programme Structure

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

You will receive research methods training, offering a practical approach to postgraduate-level critical investigation and writing skills, and individual supervision for your 15,000-word dissertation.

You will receive a strong grounding in the academic field of Religion and Literature in the core course for all students on the programme.

You may choose optional coursework from a range including Scottish Literature, Imagination and Faith; Science and Religion in Literature; Islamic Literature; Peacebuilding, Theology and the Arts; and Lives of the Buddha in Indian Art and Literature. (Not all courses will be available each year).

You will also have the option of further courses in the School of Divinity, and in English Literature, subject to availability of spaces.