School of Informatics

Prospective Postgraduates

Information for existing or prospective postgraduate students.

Master of Science (MSc)

We offer seven taught masters (MSc) programmes at the School of Informatics.

Research Degrees

Edinburgh is one of the best informatics research centres in the world. The breadth of research in the School means that we can accommodate a vast range of research topics.

EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training

Our combined MSc and PhD programmes.

Fees and funding

Information on fees and funding for postgraduates.

How to apply

Useful links and information on applying

Why study here?

The School is the largest Informatics research grouping in the UK and we offers our students access to internationally leading academic experts working in this subject area.


Graduates from our programmes enjoy career success in a wide array of sectors that shape our society, from mobile communication technology to medical systems.


FAQs on scholarships, funding and applying.

Useful Links:

Meet our students - read what some of our current students say about studying at Informatics

Student Services - Social media, student societies, student profiles and other useful links.

Informatics MOOCs

Teaching quality

Research excellence