Overview

We offer a range of options for postgraduate study at Edinburgh: from professional qualifications to independent research, on-campus taught programmes to part-time, online study, you'll find a mode of learning that suits your needs.

Choosing a degree

We offer a range of postgraduate qualifications: which is the best type for you will depend on your particular set of study and career objectives.

Choosing a postgraduate degree

Names of our degrees

We offer several degrees we call masters degrees, ranging from undergraduate to advanced postgraduate awards.

Names of our degrees

Masters degrees

Masters degrees are taught or research programmes for people with an undergraduate degree.

Masters degrees

Doctoral study

Doctoral studies are advanced research programmes for people who often already have a postgraduate masters degree.

Doctoral study

Full-time or part-time study

You may be able to study either full-time or part-time, or by online distance learning.

Full-time or part-time study

Student views

Watch our video series to find out more about postgraduate student life in Edinburgh from the people who know it best: our students.

Student views


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