Postgraduate study


Find out more and register for the History session at the Online Learning Open Day on 31 May 2017.

About this session


Start time End time Session title
16:00 17:00 History
Host: Dr David Kaufman, Programme Director
Format: A short presentation introducing the online MSc programme, the School of History, Classics and Archaeology, and the range of support services you can expect as an online student at the University of Edinburgh. The rest of the hour will then be devoted to an open question-and-answer session where we are happy to discuss any questions you have about the programme.


Globe and books

The thematic breadth of this programme means you can choose from a diverse range of topics from American politics to modern Japanese history, from post Second World War Europe to medieval Scottish history, benefiting from our state-of-the-art e-learning software and extensive digital resources, all whilst fitting your studies around your ongoing work or personal commitments.

David can also answer questions on the following:

  • What resources are available to you?
  • What is the structure of the programme?
  • What courses are taught?
  • Who teaches on the programme?
  • What forms of assessment are there?
  • What comprises the dissertation?

Student services and admissions sessions

You may also be interested in joining some of our general student services and admissions sessions.

Start time End time Session title
09:00 10:00 Online distance learning: what is it like to study online? 
09:30 10:30 Careers Service: support for postgraduates (repeated at 17:00)
10:00 11:00 How to pay your tuition fees
11:00 12:00 Ask our students panel session
12:00 12:30 English Language Education – supporting international students
13:00 14:00 Applying: how to make an effective postgraduate application
14:00 15:30 Admissions: applying to the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
17:00 18:00 Careers Service: support for postgraduates (repeat of 09:30 session)
18:00 19:00 Ask our students panel session


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