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?

  • 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.
  • Philosophy is rated 4th in the UK by Times Higher Education for the quality and breadth of the research using the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021).


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

When to apply

We operate a gathered field approach to MSc applications, find out how this works

Help with your application

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

Fees and funding

Find out about fees and funding opportunities

Programme teaching staff

Staff profiles of those involved in teaching on the programme

Contact us

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