What can I do with a degree from Divinity?

Find out what you can do with a degree in Theology or Religious Studies.

What kind of job can I get after I graduate?

The transferable skills you will develop during your degree will open doors to many different occupations. In an increasingly global economy, the skills of vision, creativity and religious sensitivity developed through the study of Theology and Religious Studies will set you apart from other graduates. Divinity graduates learn to show independence in thought and critical self-awareness about one's own outlook, commitments and prejudices.  They can communicate information, ideas, principles and theories and demonstrate key skills such as critical thinking and analytical writing.

Theology and Religious Studies graduates become lawyers, teachers, academics, civil servants, business analysts, politicians, social workers, charity workers, journalists and religious ministers, to name but a few career options.

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TRS UK also provide an insight into how a degree in Theology and Religious Studies can help in different professions.

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The University of Edinburgh - Careers Service

As a student at the School of Divinity, you’ll have access to the University’s Careers Service. The Careers Service provides a range of support to help you develop your skills and work towards your chosen career path.  From internship opportunities to funding for start-ups to career advice and so much more.

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