Applying and entry

A postgraduate degree is a second degree for university graduates, leading to a masters or PhD qualification.

Applications for second degrees should be made directly to us.

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The University uses an online application system.

Entrance requirements

Entry to many areas of the University is very competitive, so high standards of performance are generally required. Specific requirements vary from course to course.

Integrated English for Academic Purposes (IEAP)

International postgraduate applicants can now apply to the new IEAP programme.

The advantage of the IEAP is that it allows international applicants to apply for one student visa covering pre-sessional English language training and a chosen postgraduate masters course.

Postgraduate Open Day

If you are thinking of applying for postgraduate study at Edinburgh, the best way to find out more about the University is to come and visit.


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