MSc Philosophy, Science and Religion

An online MSc programme offered in collaboration with the School of Divinity

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Why study Philosophy, Science & Religion at Edinburgh?

  • Philosophy research at Edinburgh ranks 2nd in Scotland and 7th in the UK in the THE ranking by subject of the REF 2014.
  • The School of Divinity is 1st in Scotland and 8th in the UK for Theology and Religious Studies in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) based on the quality and volume of research
  • An online programme with a flexible structure will enable you to balance your studies and develop your own specialised interests under expert guidance from distinguished academic staff


Programme overview

You can gain a world-class graduate qualification without the expense of relocating

Programme structure and assessment

You will gain a solid foundation in the core topics in science and religion, whilst specialisation in areas you wish to pursue in greater depth


As a postgraduate student you will have access to a wide range of research resources and state-of-the-art facilities

Learning outcomes and careers

This programme provides you with a range of knowledge and skills to prepare you for a variety of career paths

Help with your application

When applying you should include a personal statement detailing your academic abilities and your reasons for applying for the programme

Contact us

Please get in touch with us should you have any questions about the programme

Find out more

PLEASE NOTE: Applications for September 2018 entry will close on 31 August 2018.  The application form form September 2019 entry will be available from 01 October 2018.

Fees, funding and how to apply