Postgraduate research degrees
Our research-based programmes - PhD, MPhil and MSc by Research - allow you to make a significant contribution to knowledge in, and understanding of, your chosen field.
PhD, MPhil, MSc by Research: Introduction
Key research areas
Supervisors and topics
Research students by cluster
Guidelines for a research proposal
Research Degrees: FAQs
Sources of Funding for PhD study
For available sources of funding please see 'Scholarships and studentships' available in our School'. For other studentship and funding opportunities at the University of Edinburgh, see 'Studentship Search', 'Funding for UK/EU students', and 'Funding for international students'.