Graduate School

Masters degrees by research

Our MSc by Research degrees combine research training with the opportunity to work on an individual research project.

MSc (by Research) in History

Pitlesse Fair, Sir David Wilkie, 1804
Our MSc (by Research) in History offers you the opportunity of study across the huge breadth of this subject, from medieval Scotland to revolutionary America, modern Japan, and much else besides.

MSc (by Research) in Economic and Social History

Edinburgh at night. Credit: Marketing Edinburgh
Our MSc (by Research) in Economic and Social History offers you the opportunity to study at an advanced level through independent research.

MSc (by Research) in Scottish History

Forth Road Bridge under construction
Our MSc (by Research) in Scottish History offers you the opportunity to study Scottish History at an advanced level through independent research.

MSc (by Research) in Classics

Acropolis with Parthenon temple in Athens
Our MSc (by Research) in Classics offers you the opportunity to study classics at an advanced level through independent research.

MSc (by Research) in Archaeology

Skara Brae
Our Archaeology MSc (by Research) offers you a first-class experience in graduate education and research in a year long format.