Undergraduate study - 2025 entry
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Apply for part-time study

For part-time study, you should apply directly to the University, not through UCAS.

What can I study part-time?

Two of our full-time degrees are available to study part time: 

  • BD Divinity 

  • MA Religious Studies 

In addition, we offer a BA Childhood Practice degree which is only available to study on a part-time basis. 

Timetable and duration

Part-time students usually study one or two courses per year.

The number of classes each week varies according to the degree but is normally about four classes each week.

It will take you between five and eight years to complete a BD Divinity or MA Religious Studies degree. 

For our BA Childhood Practice degree you will study for three years. 

More information

Visit our degree finder for detailed information on entry requirements, degree structure and assessment criteria.

BD Divinity 

MA Religious Studies 

BA Childhood Practice

Contact us

For more information about part-time study, or for an application pack, please contact the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Admissions Office.

College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

  • The University of Edinburgh

Contact details



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57 George Square


  • Phone lines and live chat are open Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm

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