The University of Edinburgh
Key Course Facts
You must already hold a degree to study this graduate programme. It typically prepares candidates for professional ministry. However, it may also be studied by graduate students interested in Christian theology, who are planning to pursue careers in a variety of contexts.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
This graduate entry degree is for students who already hold a degree. For more information about entry requirements, please contact us. Detailed entry requirements, including typical offer levels, and information about other qualifications we accept, are available on the University of Edinburgh’s website. You’ll also find important information on how to apply. You must submit a fully completed UCAS application that includes details of the qualifications you are taking, including full predicted grades for qualifications not yet completed, your personal statement and your reference.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||6.5 overall with 5.5 in each component.|
|TOEFL (iBT)||92||92 or above with 20 in each section (including Special Home Edition). We do not accept TOEFL MyBest Score to meet our English language requirements.|
|Cambridge English Advanced||176 overall with 162 in each component.|
|Cambridge English Proficiency||176 overall with 162 in each component.|
|Trinity ISE||ISE II with a distinction in all four components.|
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Divinity, MDiv, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Tuition Fees Divinity MDiv
|England UK||£9250||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||year 1|
Additional fee information
England/Wales/N Ireland The Rest of UK RUK rate is yet to be confirmed and was £9,250 for 2021 entry. For 2022 entry this may increase in line with inflation and will be subject to government limits.
EU On 9th July 2020 the decision was made by the Scottish Government to end free university tuition for European Union EU students starting in 2021-22. Funding policy for EU nationals and associated groups starting a course of study in academic year 2022-23 or later will be in line with international fees.
Full time international and EU students will pay a fixed annual fee rate for the duration of their programme -
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
How to apply
January 1, 2024
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Possible Entry Points:
- year 1 (Default entry point)
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About The University of Edinburgh
The University of Edinburgh is located in the Scottish city of the same name, and is one of the oldest universities in the entire United Kingdom, having opened in the year 1583. The university enjoys a strong reputation for its contributions to international research efforts, which is reflected in their inclusion in the Russell Group, Universitas 21, and Una Europa. Edinburgh offers its residents a historic yet modern city, with a lively nightlife scene, reliable public transport, and friendly locals.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Divinity and Classics MA (Hons)||The University of Edinburgh||71%||5%||2%||£9250||£23100||158||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|
|Divinity MPhil||University of St Andrews||90%||0%||0%||£4260||£16550||182||St Andrews||On campus Full-time|
|Divinity MDiv||The University of Edinburgh||90%||0%||0%||£9250||£23100||182||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|