School of Informatics

Prospective postgraduates

Information for prospective postgraduate students.

Taught MSc degrees

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We offer seven taught Masters (MSc) programmes.

Research degrees

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We offer a wide range of PhD, MPhil and MSc research programmes.

Combined MSc & PhD programmes

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EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) courses available in Data Science, Pervasive Parallelism, and Robotics and Autonomous Systems.

How to apply?

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The steps you need to take to apply for one of our postgraduate courses.

Why study here?

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Information and links about the benefits of choosing to study Informatics at Edinburgh.

Visit us

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The best way to find out more about postgraduate study at Edinburgh is to visit us. We also have virtual tours.

Fees and funding

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Information on fees and funding for postgraduates.


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Frequently asked questions on scholarships, funding and applying.

Postgraduate prospectus 2015/16

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Research excellence - The School of Informatics has achieved some of the highest marks for research excellence in the UK.

Teaching quality - The School of Informatics has a reputation for teaching quality.

Informatics MOOCs - We run several Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)