School of Divinity

MSc Science and Religion

Engage in advanced interdisciplinary study of science and religion.

Science and Religion students win the 2016 Student Prize from ESSSAT

We are delighted to announce that two of our Science and Religion students have won the 2016 Student Prize from ESSSAT (the European Society for the Study of Science and Theology). Prize winners Melanie McConnell (MSc in Science and Religion), and Sarah Lane Ritchie (PhD) were presented with their awards at the ESSSAT conference in Lodz, Poland by Prof Dirk Evers (President of ESSSAT). Melanie and Sarah join a growing list of award winners from the Edinburgh Science and Religion programme. Previous winners are Jaeho Jang (Peacocke Prize 2015) and Jenna Freudenberg (ESSSAT 2014). 

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About the programme

The relationship between Science and Religion is one of the foremost intellectual debates of our day. It is impossible not to hold an opinion on it.

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.

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree with a mark of at least 65%, or its international equivalent, in theology/religious studies or a relevant field within humanities and social sciences, or the sciences.

Fees and costs

Information on tuition fees

Scholarships and funding

In our 2015 intake, about 50% of new postgraduates held some type of scholarship.

Further information

Please contact the Graduate School or the Programme Director.

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