English Literature

Postgraduate students

We offer a wide range of MSc programmes and postgraduate research supervision across the discipline.

Taught Masters

We offer a selection of taught Masters programmes.

Research Masters pathway programmes

We offer a large selection of MSc by Research pathway programmes.

Other Research Masters programmes

We also offer the following MSc by Research programmes.


A PhD is the highest postgraduate degree awarded by the University. We have a very large and vibrant community of students engaged in PhD study.

How to pick the right programme for you

Confused by the different programmes on offer? This guide is designed to help you pick the type of programme which suits you best.

Resources for postgraduates

Resources for postgraduates in Edinburgh are second to none.

Postgraduate Support

We aim to provide you with help, support and focus over the course of your postgraduate studies.

Postgraduate Support

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Postgraduate scholarships and awards