Literatures, Languages & Cultures

Prospective international postgraduates

Both our taught and research based postgraduate degrees have consistently attracted the best from around the world to undertake literary, language and cultural studies at Edinburgh. See what we can offer you.

Our innovative and globally engaged school covers every aspect of world culture, from Sanskrit to the silver screen. Our teaching and research span the areas of Asian Studies, Celtic & Scottish Studies, English Literature, European Languages and Cultures, Film Studies, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies and Translation Studies.

Visit our Graduate School website to see what degrees we offer that may be of interest.

LLC Graduate School


The University website has a wealth of practical advice for international students, including guides to visas, entry requirements, language skills, fees, accommodation and student life in general.

Student advice

Entry requirements

Language requirements


Census points for Tier 4 students

Students studying in the UK on a Tier 4 visa are required to attend census points which are spread over the academic year. Attendance is monitored centrally by Student Administration.

Census information on Student Administration site


Edinburgh Global also has detailed advice on visa applications and regulations for prospective and current students

Immigration advice