English Literature

Fees and Funding

Details of tuition fees and possible funding opportunities.


Playwriting (MSc) - (Full-time)

Playwriting (MSc) - (Part-time)

William Hunter Sharpe Memorial Scholarships

These scholarships contribute towards tuition fees.


The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit with candidates requiring the equivalent of an upper second-class honours degree from a recognised university.

The Selection Panel will also consider the submitted portfolio of work as part of their selection.


All applicants who have applied for and/or been offered a place by 30th April for the for the MSc in Creative Writing programme or the MSc Playwriting programme will automatically be considered for this scholarship.

Scholarship Winner Announced

Further to a meeting of the selection committee in June, we are delighted to announce that the winners of the William Hunter Sharpe Memorial Scholarship 2015 are Alyson Kissner, Lisa Soviero and Thomas Stuchfield.


There may be other funding opportunities available to you for your prospective study. Please visit our fees and funding website for more information:

Graduate School - Fees and Funding

University of Edinburgh - Scholarships and Student Funding Services