Postgraduate study

Masters students

Information for current Masters students.

Masters Lifecycle

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A brief overview of the student lifecycle for masters students in LLC.

Programme handbooks

Programme Handbooks
The programme handbook for your programme of study is a very important and useful document.

Where can I get help

Where can I get help?
How to get in touch with a range of services.

Assessment and regulations

Assessment and regulations
Find out more about taught assessment regulations.

Attendance & Engagement

As a student at the University of Edinburgh, you are responsible for attending and engaging with your programme of study.


As a postgraduate in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures you will have access to a variety of School, College and University facilities as well as many within the city of Edinburgh.

Student Support

We are here to support your learning, academic development and wellbeing over the course of your masters programme. We can also help you to access more specialised guidance.

Interruption of study

Where a student is temporarily unable to engage with their studies, they may apply for an Authorised Interruption of Study.

Student-Staff Liaison Committee

Each programme is asked to appoint a representative who will sit on the Student-Staff Liaison Committee.

Study Abroad

Information for any student undertaking a period of study abroad.

Student services

Find out more about the support available to you as a student of the University.

Student services