Postgraduate entry requirements

In order to qualify for entry to Master’s study, students must graduate from a recognised Canadian university and have successfully completed at least four years of study.

Entry requirements will vary, depending on the intended programme of study.

Minimum entry requirements for Canadian students are 3.25 on a 4.0 GPA scale, 7.0 on a 9.0 GPA system or a lettered grade of B+ overall.

Holders of a Canadian Master's degree may be considered for PhD study.

Further guidance on entrance requirements

You can also obtain further guidance on admissions requirements from staff in the Admissions Offices.

College of Humanities and Social Science, Postgraduate Office
The University of Edinburgh David Hume Tower, George Square Edinburgh EH8 9JX
Tel: +44 (0)131 650 4086
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College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, Postgraduate Office
The University of Edinburgh The Chancellor's Building, 49 Little France Crescent Edinburgh EH16 4SB
Tel: +44 (0)131 242 6358/6478/6460/6461/6617
Fax: +44 (0)131 242 6479
Enquiry form: Ask a question using our online form
College of Science and Engineering, Postgraduate Office
The University of Edinburgh The Weir Building, The King's Buildings Edinburgh EH9 3JY
Tel: +44 (0)131 650 5737
Fax: +44 (0)131 650 5738

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