If you're thinking about continuing your studies at Edinburgh, there are several options and opportunities available to you. Here you'll find information on postgraduate opportunities, discounts for alumni (including a 10% scholarship on tuition fees), online learning options, and free personal development courses.
"Stay curious and keep pursuing learning. Whether it’s taking up a course on photography or data analysis, expanding your knowledge will keep you grounded and energise you for what’s ahead."
Gloria, 2021 Africa and International Development graduate
The University of Edinburgh offers two tuition fee scholarship schemes for alumni of the University.
Graduate Scholarship Scheme
The University offers a 10% scholarship in postgraduate degree tuition fees for all alumni who have graduated with an undergraduate degree from the University of Edinburgh.
This 10% scholarship is only for alumni who commence programme in the 2020/21 academic session and will apply for the duration of the programme commenced.
Alumni (Visiting Undergraduate) Scholarship Scheme
The University also offers a 10% scholarship in postgraduate degree tuition fees for all students who have previously matriculated on a "Visiting Programme" as an undergraduate student and completed a minimum of one semester of study at the University of Edinburgh.
There's a fantastic range of short courses to suit all interests and abilities. From art and design workshops to innovative science courses: there's something for everyone!
For the first time since the pandemic, we are accepting bookings for the full academic year across terms 1, 2 and 3. Included in this launch is a new set of intensive language courses which will be running over three weeks from the end of August, as well as the Certificate of Higher Education.
Find out more about what's on offer to study here:
Plus alumni of the University of Edinburgh are entitled to receive 10% off the total course fee by enrolling online –
The University of Edinburgh offers a range of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).
MOOCs are freely accessible and open-licensed short courses, delivered to large cohorts of learners fully online. To date, more than 2 million people have signed up to Edinburgh courses across a broad range of subject areas, and they form part of the University's commitment to knowledge exchange and community outreach.
Online learning has become a very popular mode to study at the University and there are several postgraduate avenues you can take. You can choose an online degree from a broad range of subject areas - including at masters, diploma or certificate level - or take a short credit-bearing course.
The Alumni Library card is only required for physical access to our libraries and borrowing physical books if required. You do not require a card for virtual access to Alumni electronic resources.
Alumni may apply for an Alumni library card by e-mailing: firstname.lastname@example.org (please include in your email your existing card reference number starting ‘200..’ if applicable).
We will reply to you with important information for access within 7 days .Please wait for our reply before visiting our libraries.