Moray House School of Education and Sport

Fees and funding

We are keen to recruit the very best talent from all over the world. Find details of tuition fees and opportunities for scholarships and financial support for our Postgraduate Research students.

Tuition fees and costs

Annual tuition fees are listed on the Postgraduate Study Programme Fees pages related to your desired exit level and duration of study.

Scholarships and funding

Scholarship opportunities are subject to change each year. We are pleased to offer a number of scholarships, but students are encouraged to seek out opportunities from the University and external funding bodies. Please check back regularly for details of scholarships as these are announced on an ad-hoc basis. 

Applicants may apply for as many of the awards as they wish, providing they are eligible. If successful, an applicant who has applied for multiple awards will only be awarded one. Subject to satisfactory progress, all scholarships are awarded for three years.

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Student-led awards

Application Deadline: 10 December 2019 for PhD Application, 10 January 2020 for SGSSS Open Competition application. Eligible to UK/EU students, some exceptions apply. Covers UK/EU fees plus stipend.

College Research Award (CRA)

Application Deadline: 27 January 2020 for PhD Application, 3 February 2020 for Scholarship application. Eligible to UK/EU and International students. Covers UK/EU fees plus stipend.

Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships (EGRS)

Application Deadline: 27 January 2020 for PhD Application, 17 February 2020 for Scholarship application. Eligible to International students. Covers the difference between UK/EU and overseas fees.

Principal’s Career Development PhD Scholarships (PCDS)

Application Deadline: 27 January 2020 for PhD Application, 3 February 2020 for Scholarship application. Eligible to UK/EU and International students. Covers UK/EU fees plus stipend.

 Other scholarships and funding

'The University of Data: Ethical and Social Futures of Data-Driven Education' - Baillie Gifford Data Ethics studentship

Application Deadline: 15 May 2020 for studentship application. Eligible to students from any country. Covers tuition fees at UKRI rate, stipend and an annual research budget.

The Edinburgh Futures Institute, the School of Social and Political Science and Moray House School of Education and Sport are delighted to invite applications for this PhD studentship, which will be supervised by Dr Karen Gregory (Digital Sociology) and Dr Jen Ross (Digital Education). This studentship will explore higher education as a site of data-driven innovation and ethical debate. It will be informed by three key research questions: What does the data-driven university look like? How are AI and data futures being proposed for the university, and by whom? What messages about AI, datafication, and ethics are being communicated to students, and what difference do these make to their experiences during and after university?

Details and Apply now for Baillie Gifford Data Ethics Studentship on 'The University of Data: Ethical and Social Futures of Data-Driven Education'

 

'The influence of mobile devices and social media on the transfer of learning in residential outdoor experiences' - SGSSS Scholarship

Application Deadline: 8 March 2020 for SGSSS application. Eligible to UK/EU students, some exceptions apply. Covers Home fees plus an annual maintenance grant.

Collaborative PhD studentship funded by the ESRC through the Scottish Graduate School of Social Sciences for October 2020 entry.

Details and Apply now for SGSSS Scholarship on 'The Influence of Mobile Devices and Social Media on the Transfer of Learning in Residential Outdoor Experiences'

'Tackling the drop-off: Understanding the teenage reading experience' - SGSSS Scholarship

Application Deadline: 16 March 2020 for SGSSS application. Eligible to UK/EU students, some exceptions apply. Covers Home fees plus an annual maintenance grant.

Collaborative PhD studentship funded by the ESRC through the Scottish Graduate School of Social Sciences for October 2020 entry.

Details and Apply now for SGSSS Scholarship on 'Tackling the drop-off: Understanding the teenage reading experience'

Carnegie/Caledonian PhD Scholarships

Applicants must apply for this award directly to the College. For details of the funding scheme, eligibility and stipends, and how to apply, visit the Student Funding website.

Carnegie/Caledonian PhD Scholarships

The University of Edinburgh Graduate Discount Scheme

The University offers a 10% discount in postgraduate degree tuition fees for alumni who have graduated with an undergraduate degree from the University of Edinburgh.

The University of Edinburgh Graduate Discount Scheme

University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Funding Opportunities

You may be eligible for other scholarships, loans or other funding schemes from the University of Edinburgh or an external organisation.

University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Funding Opportunities

Opportunities to contribute to teaching may become available for PhD students who have completed their first year of study and undertaken the relevant training. Such opportunities vary from year to year and are not guaranteed.

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Postgraduate Research Fees