School of GeoSciences

Costs & funding options

Find out details of programme costs and scholarship or funding options.

Tuition Fees

Information on postgraduate tuition fees.

Please note tuition fees typically rise by around 5% each year.


Applicants receiving an offer of admission, either unconditional or conditional, will be asked to pay a tuition fee deposit of £1,500 to secure their place on the programme. The deposit will be offset against the tuition fee payable at the time of matriculation.

Tuition fee deposits

Please contact the Student Recruitment and Admissions team using their online contact form with any questions or queries regarding deposits. 

Soils and Sustainability Scholarships

SRUC bursary

Students undertaking this programme may be eligible for a SRUC bursary. Applicants will be sent information with guidance on eligibility and how to apply. Contact the Programme Administrator for more information.

SRUC alumni discount

The SRUC alumni discount aims to encourage SRUC graduates to take up opportunities to study on taught masters (MSc) degree programmes run by SRUC in conjunction with the University of Edinburgh by providing a financial contribution towards the programme tuition fees to eligible applicants.

We will inform you if you are eligible to receive the discount on tuition fees during the application and admissions process. (Please tell us on your application if you are a SRUC graduate, as this will help speed up the process.) For further information please contact the Programme Administrator.


School of GeoSciences Scholarships

There are several scholarship and funding opportunities specifically available to School of GeoSciences students.  

The following opportunities may also be available to students: