Biomedical Teaching Organisation

Postgraduate funding

We appreciate that funding your studies can be stressful, and knowing where to search for sources of funding is difficult. Here we hope to bring together guidance and resources from across the University.

 Remember, you can always contact The Advice Place to discuss any difficulties you're experiencing.

Visit The Advice Place, Edinburgh University Student Association's professional advice team.

Scholarships offered by Edinburgh Medical School: Biomedical Sciences

International Master's Scholarships for MSc in Science Communication and Public Engagement

Edinburgh Medical School: Biomedical Sciences offers five Master's scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic session.

International Master's Scholarships for MSc in Science Communication and Public Engagement

International Master's Scholarships for MSc by Research in Integrative Neuroscience

Edinburgh Medical School: Biomedical Sciences offers a number of Master's scholarships to self-funding, international (non-EU) students.

International Master's Scholarships for MSc by Research in Integrative Neuroscience

University of Edinburgh resources

The University of Edinburgh provides the following resources for postgraduate funding:

Scholarships and Student Funding website

The go-to University of Edinburgh website for students considering further study.

Find out about scholarship opportunities and obtain funding for further studies

Their page for prospective postgraduates includes funding for UK and EU students, international students, and Online Distance Learners. It also has information about tuition fees.

Go straight to the section for prospective postgraduates

Edinburgh University Students' Association

Money and funding advice from the Edinburgh University Students' Association covers a wide range of issues, from council tax to what to do if you run out of money.

Get money advice from the Edinburgh University Students' Association

University of Edinburgh Careers Service

The University of Edinburgh Careers Service offers impartial advice to students wishing to further their careers. Their section on Postgraduate funding is aimed at students considering further study.

Postgraduate funding advice by the Careers Service

University of Edinburgh Immigration website

A useful tool for working out your finances as an international student is knowing exactly how much you can work and what the regulations are.

Learn the rules on working in the UK during your studies

UK Government resources

The UK Government website offers information on a range of government funding sources.

UK Government website – postgraduate study

Go to the UK Government website section on Postgraduate study

UK Government website – career development loans

Find career development loans

UK Government website – student finance

Browse their extensive section on student finance to find the right fit for your circumstance

Additional Financial Assistance

Sometimes, with the best will in the world, things go wrong and you might find yourself seeking financial assistance. The Scholarships and Student Funding website provides a range of resources for local and international students.

Find additional sources of funding