School of GeoSciences

Postgraduate taught degrees

Our interdisciplinary MSc degrees span a wide range of natural and social sciences, and the humanities, providing you with unique opportunities to explore and tackle global challenges.

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Our world is facing many significant and complex challenges. Rising inequality and the mass displacement of people, urbanisation, unprecedented rates of climate and environmental change and associated extreme events, and finite natural resources all pose formidable challenges for the future.

By studying with us you will be in an exceptional position to help make the future better. Spanning a wide range of physical and social sciences, and the humanities, we are internationally renowned for our approach to interdisciplinary research and teaching. 

Through our world-leading research, teaching, innovation and impact, we strive to solve real-world problems of local, national and international relevance. You will be uniquely placed to address local and global issues relating to inequality and vulnerability; urban precarity; nature; cultural meanings; development and sustainability; climate and environmental change; natural resources; and natural hazards, risk and resilience.

Postgraduate Virtual Open Days, 9 – 11 November

Considering postgraduate study?  Our Virtual Open Days will help you out!

Join us from anywhere in the world for an exciting programme of virtual events.   You can consider your career options, meet with current students and ask our expert academics all the burning questions you want to know!  There's no better way to get to know what we are all about.   

We are open to you.

Find out more and book your place today!

 

Postgraduate taught programmes

You can find out more about our postgraduate taught programmes on the degree finder including information on programme structure, optional courses, learning outcomes, career opportunities, field trips, entry requirements, and fees and funding.

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Collaborative programmes with Scotland's Rural College

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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 all of the complementary staff, expertise, and resources at SRUC. Upon successful completion of the programme, you will be awarded your degree by the University of Edinburgh.

You can find out more about our postgraduate taught programmes on the degree finder including information on programme structure, optional courses, learning outcomes, career opportunities, field trips, entry requirements, and fees and funding.

Access the degree finder page for your programme below: 

Find out more about Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)

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