School of Informatics

 The latest information and advice for students, staff and prospective students.

Join our Postgraduate Community in 2021 with Specialised MSc Courses and Scholarships

Searching for a postgraduate course that teaches cutting-edge research and prepares you for a career in industry? Take a look at our specialised MSc programmes:

Advanced Technology for Financial Computing MSc

Cyber Security, Privacy and Trust MSc

If you are interested in Artificial Intelligence you may be eligible for our scholarship in partnership with DeepMind. The scholarship supports students from under-represented backgrounds in their MSc studies:

DeepMind AI Scholarships


We provide a fertile environment for a wide range of studies focussed on understanding computation in both artificial and natural systems.

Tackling Racial Inequality

The School of Informatics is committed to making our community a place where everyone feels seen, heard and valued.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion resources

Decolonising the Informatics Curriculum

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Contact us, if you are an industry partner who'd like to work with us. Our Business Development Team acts as a “one-stop shop” for industry partners.

Informatics excellence in research

We have produced more world-leading and internationally excellent research (4* and 3*) than any other UK university.

Front of the Informatics Forum

The School of Informatics, located in the heart of Edinburgh, is the largest institution of this kind in the UK and one of the largest in Europe.

Informatics is changing the way we think and live, but what exactly is it?