MDiv Divinity - Graduate Entry
UCAS code: V630
Duration: 3 years
College: Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
Introducing MDiv Divinity - Graduate Entry
This graduate entry programme is for students who already hold a degree. It typically prepares candidates for professional ministry but may be studied by graduate students with an interest in Christian theology, who are planning to pursue careers in a variety of contexts.
You will choose courses from a range offered in the subject areas of biblical studies, the history of Christianity, and theology and ethics.
As Year 1, with the addition of some advanced courses.
You will choose further advanced courses from your area(s) of interest and also write a dissertation on a subject of your choice, with the one-to-one supervision of an academic in the School.
Find out more about the compulsory and optional courses in this degree programme.
To give you an idea of what you will study on this programme, we publish the latest available information. However, please note this may not be for your year of entry, but for a different academic year.
Teaching takes place primarily in the School of Divinity, based in New College. You will also have access to all the University's libraries and computer facilities.
How will I learn?
Courses are taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars and online learning.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed in a variety of ways, including examinations, coursework, participation in seminars, presentation of your work and an honours dissertation.
Our graduates pursue a wide range of careers within a variety of settings, including the creative arts, non-governmental organisations, finance, teaching, management, administration, the ministry, the armed forces, government, counselling and the voluntary sector.
Many of our students go on to study for postgraduate qualifications, including masters and doctorates.
This graduate entry programme is for students who already hold a degree.
For more information about entry requirements, please contact the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Undergraduate Admissions Office.
You must demonstrate a level of English language competency at a level that will enable you to succeed in your studies, regardless of your nationality or country of residence.
SQA, GCSE and IB
For SQA, GCSE and IB students, unless a higher level is specified in the stated entry requirements, a pass is required in English at the following grades or higher:
SQA National 5 Grade C
SQA Standard Grade 3
SQA Intermediate 1 Grade A
SQA Intermediate 2 Grade C
GCSE Grade C or 4
Level 2 Certificate Grade C
IB Standard Level Grade 5 (English ab initio is not accepted for entry)
English language tests
We accept the following English language qualifications at the grades specified:
IELTS Academic module overall 6.5 with 5.5 in each component
TOEFL-iBT 92 or above with 20 in each section
Cambridge English: Advanced or Proficiency overall 176 with 162 in each component
PTE Academic: Total 61 with at least 51 in each "Communicative Skills" section
Trinity ISE: ISE II with a distinction in all four components
We also accept a wider range of international qualifications and tests.
English language qualifications must be no more than three and a half years old from the start date of the programme you are applying to study, unless you are using IELTS, TOEFL, PTE or Trinity ISE, in which case it must be no more than two years old.
(Revised 05/06/2019 to provide more accurate/comprehensive information.)
This information is part of a government initiative to enhance the material that higher education institutions provide about their degree programmes.
It is one of many sources of information which will enable you to make an informed decision on what and where to study.
Please note that some programmes do not have Unistats data available.