Information for current postgraduates

Research Masters Students

Information for current Research Masters students.

Where can I get help?

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How to get in touch with a range of services you might need during your time as a student.

Degree regulations and programmes of study

Degree regulations in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology and available programmes of study.

Resources and facilities

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As a postgraduate in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology you will have access to a variety of School, College and University facilities as well as many within the city of Edinburgh.

MSc by Research Programme Handbook

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The MScR handbook contains lots of useful information you'll find helpful during the duration of your time with us.

Postgraduate research community, representation and events

We have a vibrant academic postgraduate community within the School and there are many opportunities to get involved.


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The University is home to an advanced careers service which aims to make a meaningful contribution to the experience of every student. Students from the School of History, Classics and Archaeology have gone on to pursue a wide-ranging variety of careers.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Information about the School's commitment to maintaining its reputation for equality and diversity.

Research training and professional development

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Successful completion of a research degree involves a balance between the pursuit of your own research project, and training in the skills which enable you to become a more effective scholar, both now and in the future.

MScR dissertation submission

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What you have to do when you are ready to be examined.