Postgraduate Study at the University of Edinburgh

As a world-leading university, we are here to address today's greatest challenges.

Our staff and students contribute to a thriving community whose visions are shaping tomorrow's world. We have more than 400 years of excellence behind us. Working together, we can make the next 400 years even better.

Seize unique opportunities to explore and tackle global challenges with our interdisciplinary Master's programmes spanning the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

You'll also be living in Scotland's vibrant and historic capital city, regularly voted as one of the most desirable places to live in the world. A stimulating place to study, Edinburgh is an irresistible blend of history, natural beauty and modern city life.

Being open to the world today brings greater potential and possibilities for tomorrow.

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Find out what it's like to study and live in Edinburgh.

Discover our city's landmarks, our campuses, accommodation and get video tours - all in one place.

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We run a range of online events - giving you a unique opportunity to ask questions and find out more about studying with us at Edinburgh. 

Open your mind to the available options and find a masters programme perfectly suited to your interests and career aspirations.

These programmes are delivered in collaboration with Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). You will not only benefit from being a fully matriculated student at the University of Edinburgh, but also access to the expert staff and resources at SRUC.

Upon successful completion of the programme, you will be awarded your degree by The University of Edinburgh.

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  • Our University is ranked 22nd in the world
  • We are ranked 3rd in the UK and 15th in the world for sustainability
  • Edinburgh is ranked 2nd in the UK and 16th in the world for best student city

We are one of the largest and most successful interdisciplinary groupings of geographers, Earth and environmental scientists in the UK. 

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