Postgraduate study

Student views

Find out more about postgraduate study at Edinburgh from the people who know it best: our students.

Postgraduate life

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Our students talk about what it is like to be a postgraduate at Edinburgh and the student experience outside of studying.

Choosing Edinburgh

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Our postgraduate students talk about why they chose to study at Edinburgh.

Choosing a taught programme

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A postgraduate diploma helped Finlay, from Scotland, learn the professional skills needed to succeed in his chosen career.

Choosing a research programme

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Alina, from Latvia, chose an integrated masters-PhD programme to help broaden her knowledge and develop her skills.

Funding opportunities

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A successful funding application means that Matjaz, from Slovenia, received a scholarship for his postgraduate taught degree and a studentship for his PhD.

Employability

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Oluyinka, from Nigeria, took advantage of several opportunities to increase her employability while working on her PhD.

Career development

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The University’s Careers Service helped jewellery designer Rhona, from Scotland, win a place on the shortlist for a business start-up grant.

Business skills training

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Business skills training offered by the University’s Institute for Academic Development is helping Harsh, from India, prepare for a career in business.

Global impact

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Jessica, from Peru, has used her time at Edinburgh to further her ambitions to make a global impact.

Study schedule

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Thibaut talks about his study schedule and the balance between time in class and independent study.