Postgraduate study

Resources in the City

The city of Edinburgh is a fantastic place for students studying in the humanities. There are many resources available, allowing you to attend workshops, events and activities throughout the year.

National Library of Scotland

The NLS is a major European research library, with collections of world-class importance. You are encouraged to register and obtain a reader's ticket for the National Library as soon as possible.

National Library of Scotland

Scottish Poetry Library

The Scottish Poetry Library is a unique national resource and advocate for the art of poetry, and Scottish poetry in particular.

Scottish Poetry Library

Scottish Storytelling Centre

The centre presents a seasonal public programme of storytelling, theatre and literature, supported by exciting visual arts, craft and multimedia exhibitions.

Scottish Storytelling Centre

Traverse Theatre

The Traverse Theatre is Scotland's new writing theatre. From its conception in 1963, it has embraced a spirit of innovation and risk-taking that launched the careers of many of Scotland's best-known writers including John Byrne, David Greig, David Harrower and Liz Lochhead.

Traverse Theatre

Filmhouse Cinema

Filmhouse is a world-class three screen independent cinema showing a wide range of films from all over the world, from quality crowd-pleasers and family films to esoteric arthouse works, via restored classics, retrospectives and themed seasons and festivals.

Filmhouse Cinema

Edinburgh International Film Festival

Established in 1947, the Edinburgh International Film Festival is renowned around the world for discovering and promoting the very best in international cinema - and for heralding and debating changes in global filmmaking.

Edinburgh International Film Festival

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place every August for three weeks in Scotland’s capital city.

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Edinburgh International Book Festival

The Edinburgh International Book Festival is the largest celebration of the written word in the world.

Edinburgh International Book Festival