Postgraduate Study

Flexible part-time study for working professionals. Gain a world-class postgraduate degree, without having to relocate to Edinburgh.

Study on-campus in Edinburgh and become part of our thriving scientific community. Develop knowledge and skills in a specialised subject area.

Study a PhD or Masters by Research in one of our interdisciplinary research centres. Access world-renowned facilities and learn from the experts in your field of study.

Our Postgraduate Virtual Open Days will run from 9th - 11th November. Join us for an exciting programme of events where you can meet our expert academics and hear from current students.

More information on how to register - Postgraduate Virtual Open Days

Browse our large collection of student blogs and hear about College life from the scientists, medics and vets who are already studying with us.  

Student blogs

Discover what a real day in the life of our students looks like through our Instagram student takeovers.

Student Takeovers

Information for visiting students on how to apply and what to do when you arrive. 

Visiting Students

Edinburgh Medical School Social Media

Read our blog to find out all of the latest news, events and other information from within the College's postgraduate community.

Postgraduate Life blog

The Chancellor's Building

Got a question for us?

Email the Future Students team using the link below.

Contact Future Students

Our admissions staff also hold regular online information sessions throughout the year. Or why not attend one of our open day events? Further details on both of these options can be found below. 

Postgraduate open days, events and visits

World Rankings Success

The University of Edinburgh is now ranked 16th in the world, according to the latest QS World University Rankings 2022. 

We're also 3rd in the world for Veterinary Medicine and 21st for Medicine. View the full list of results using the link below. 

QS World University Rankings 2022

Edinburgh is regularly voted one of the most desirable places to live in the world.

The basics

What to see and do

How to get here

Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies Social Media