School of History, Classics & Archaeology


Postgraduate Open Day

If you’re considering postgraduate study with the School of History, Classics and Archaeology, then the Postgraduate Open Day is a fantastic opportunity for you to learn more. (Published 1 Nov 2016)

If you’re thinking about postgraduate study you probably have a lot of questions. The University's Postgraduate Open Day is the place to find out more and have your questions answered by current students and School staff. 

Programme of Events

On Wednesday 16 November events and information sessions will be taking place across the University, as part of the wider Postgraduate Open Day, with dedicated History, Classics and Archaeology events taking place in the School from noon to 15.00. 

You’ll hear from our Graduate School Director and other colleagues about postgraduate study here in the School, you’ll have lunch with staff and current students and have the opportunity to meet with programme directors. We’ll then tell you more about our latest research before taking you on a tour of our School and facilities.

Important information for applicants

Scholarships and funding

The University offers a range of funding opportunities for masters students. This includes a number of awards for UKEU ​and Overseas students studying a masters programme within the School of History, Classics & Archaeology.

Funding for masters programmes


There will be a PhD Arts & Humanities Scottish Graduate School (AHRC) Scholarship session with Professor Neil Mulholland, Dean of Postgraduate Studies, 10:00-10:45 at 50 George Square, G04.

This session will focus on the application process for the Scottish Graduate School for the Arts & Humanities’ Arts & Humanities Research Council competition. It will demonstrate how applications are scored by panelists and suggest how applicants might maximise their scores. All are welcome to attend this session.

Postgraduate Launchpad

Postgraduate Launchpad is a series of events aimed specifically at current Edinburgh students. It offers guidance on postgraduate study at both Masters and PhD level, and you can attend events or join online sessions to find out more. You can find dates on the Launchpad web pages.