Postgraduate entry requirements by country


Postgraduate entry requirements for students from Canada.

You must have graduated 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 are 3.25 on a 4.0 GPA scale, 7.0 on a 9.0 GPA system or a lettered grade of B+ overall.

If you have a Canadian Master's degree you may be considered for PhD study.

Further guidance on academic entry requirements

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

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English Language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will also have to meet English Language requirements. These requirements are listed by programme.

English Language advice

Specific entry requirement by programme

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There are 465 students from Canada currently studying at the University of Edinburgh.