Select your programme and preferred start date to begin your application.
You will be asked to submit a research proposal as part of your application. Further information on this is available here:
All applicants must meet our general entry and language requirements.
If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English.
Detailed advice for international students is available here:
Edinburgh is one of only four British universities which offer advanced postgraduate supervision in classical Indian languages (Sanskrit, Prakrit and Pali), literatures and religions.
The Sanskrit section offers supervision at both MPhil and PhD level in Sanskrit, Prakrit and Pali language and literature as well as classical Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism.
In the most recent UK-wide Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) Asian Studies was awarded a 5.
The Sanskrit section is affiliated to the Centre for South Asian Studies.
The MPhil and PhD degrees are taught by supervision only. Students are encouraged to attend any relevant undergraduate course.
Please see Scholarships and Student Funding Services for information about funding opportunities:
This article was published on Aug 21, 2013