Prospective postgraduates


Find out about the support available for our students.


Our School offers students exceptional facilities and study spaces, in a stunning location.

Student support

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We are here to support you throughout your studies.


Enhancing employability
Transferable skills are highly valued by employers and our courses and programmes are designed with this in mind.

Careers service and resources

Careers and employment
The University provides a number of resources to support you while you are a student at the University of Edinburgh.

Research training and professional development

A male student in the Research Suite of the Main Library
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.

PhD Supervision

Student talking to tutor
Information about supervision within the School of History, Classics and Archaeology.

PhD students working as tutors and demonstrators

A lecturer talks to a small group
Information for PhD students working as tutors and demonstrators or interested in applying for tutor and demonstrator roles in the University.