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Although some people study theology to prepare for a particular religious order, others study it to understand the divine. Through reviewing religious and philosophical beliefs throughout history, students can gain a better grasp not only on each of the specific traditions but also on people’s beliefs in general.

Europe is the sixth largest continent and includes 47 countries and assorted dependencies, islands and territories. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the south, Asia to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the West.

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University of Edinburgh University of Edinburgh, School of Divinity

Our dedicated Master's programme in Science and Religion is highly distinctive in European universities. It aims to inform and engage with the debate in depth, looking at ... [+]

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.

Our dedicated Master's programme in Science and Religion is highly distinctive in European universities. It aims to inform and engage with the debate in depth, looking at it from scientific, philosophical, historical, ethical and theological perspectives.

As such, it can be approached from a variety of disciplines, and we welcome prospective students with a good first degree in a core science subject (e.g. physics, chemistry, biology) or a core humanities subject (e.g. philosophy, history, religious studies, or theology).... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Edinburgh University of Edinburgh, School of Divinity

This programme is designed to enable you to understand a wide range of Christian belief, culture and practice throughout the world, in historical, theological, and sociol ... [+]

Programme description

This programme is designed to enable you to understand a wide range of Christian belief, culture and practice throughout the world, in historical, theological, and sociological contexts.

With more than 2.2 billion followers, and as one of the oldest religions, Christianity plays an important role in influencing a wide range of social, political and cultural issues. This programme interprets some of the key themes and trends in Christianity in the non-western world and is designed to provide expert insight, knowledge, skills and understanding, particularly in relation to Africa, Latin America and Asia.

It is taught in a strongly interdisciplinary way and employs historical, sociological, anthropological and theological perspectives. You will enjoy a unique framework to study, research and understand the complexity of Christian communities in the world and their wider significance for culture and society.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Edinburgh University of Edinburgh, School of Divinity

This flexible programme looks at the Christian past from a variety of perspectives – theological, philosophical and historical – and provides options for special study of ... [+]

Programme description

This flexible programme looks at the Christian past from a variety of perspectives – theological, philosophical and historical – and provides options for special study of themes from the early church to modern times.

The programme will enable you to understand and reflect critically upon the historical contexts in which Christian thought has developed.

Our approach is interdisciplinary: instructors include historians, philosophers of religion and systematic theologians. Your work will be enriched by the School’s guest lectures and regular research seminars in theology and ethics, and the history of Christianity.

This programme can be taken either as a Master of Theology (MTh) or as a Master of Science (MSc); the difference is only in the name.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Edinburgh University of Edinburgh, School of Divinity

This programme provides the opportunity to study a variety of religious traditions, in combination with advanced learning in the theory and method of the study of religio ... [+]

Programme description

This programme provides the opportunity to study a variety of religious traditions, in combination with advanced learning in the theory and method of the study of religion.

Religious beliefs, behaviours and institutions are powerful components in human societies. Understanding their motivations and structures can help the search for solutions to major challenges in the contemporary world.

This programme allows a deepening engagement with theory and method in religious studies while encouraging in-depth study of one or more religious traditions. This combination of theoretical know-how with studies in specific traditions equips you to compare, interpret and explain religion from a cross-cultural perspective.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Edinburgh University of Edinburgh, School of Divinity

This programme is for students who wish to develop expertise in biblical studies, including those who want to prepare for a PhD. Its emphasis is on adding depth and bread ... [+]

Programme description

This programme is for students who wish to develop expertise in biblical studies, including those who want to prepare for a Ph.D. Its emphasis is on adding depth and breadth to expertise in biblical languages.

Finely-honed language skills are central to the programme’s engagement with the Bible, the world that produced it, and its later readers. It provides an expert in-depth study of the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament, the wider ancient Near East and Mediterranean World, and related extra-biblical literature including the Dead Sea Scrolls.

You will be taught by leading academics with research interests in the Hebrew Bible, New Testament, early Judaism, and early Christianity.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Edinburgh - School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences

This innovative online programme allows you to study for a postgraduate degree at one of the world’s most prestigious universities, at a pace that suits you and fits arou ... [+]

Programme overview

This innovative online programme allows you to study for a postgraduate degree at one of the world’s most prestigious universities, at a pace that suits you and fits around your ongoing work and personal commitments. We bring together world leaders in the fields of philosophy, science and theology to provide you with a thorough grounding in the relationship between science and religion.

This includes:

key scientific developments in areas such as quantum mechanics, evolutionary biology, and neuroscience; fundamental theological issues, such as creation, evil, and the soul; and the philosophical analytical tools needed to understand the relationship between them. The programme is a unique interdisciplinary collaboration between the University of Edinburgh’s Department of Philosophy and School of Divinity. ... [-]
United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Edinburgh - School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures

You will gain an advanced, interdisciplinary understanding of the history, modern politics and culture of the Islamic Middle East, and explore the paradigms behind the va ... [+]

Programme description

You will gain an advanced, interdisciplinary understanding of the history, modern politics and culture of the Islamic Middle East, and explore the paradigms behind the various disciplines within this field.

Recognised in the UK and internationally as a leading institution for research and undergraduate and postgraduate study, our department is well resourced. We are home to the Alwaleed Centre, part of an international network of centres devoted to the promotion of better mutual understanding between the World of Islam and the West. We boast an impressive library of current and archival material.

Programme structure

The programme will combine seminar work, oral presentations and essays. You will complete one compulsory course, two research courses and three option courses over two semesters, followed by an independently researched dissertation.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus