School of Informatics

Prospective postgraduates

Information for prospective postgraduate students.

Taught MSc degrees

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We offer 9 taught Masters (MSc) programmes.

Research degrees

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We offer a wide range of PhD, MPhil and MSc research programmes.

Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs)

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The School of Informatics is involved with five UKRI / EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training.

How to apply?

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The steps you need to take to apply for one of our postgraduate courses.

Why study here?

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Information and links about the benefits of choosing to study Informatics at Edinburgh.

International students

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Information for prospective International postgraduate students.

Visit us

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The best way to find out more about postgraduate study at Edinburgh is to visit us. We also have virtual tours.

Fees and funding

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Information on fees and funding for postgraduate students.


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Frequently asked questions on scholarships, funding and applying.

2020 Entry

Information for prospective students looking to start their degree in September 2020, taking into account the impact of Covid19

Useful links

Research excellence - The School of Informatics has achieved some of the highest marks for research excellence in the UK.

Teaching quality - The School of Informatics has a reputation for teaching quality.

Informatics MOOCs - We run several Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)