Postgraduate entry requirements by region


Postgraduate entry requirements for students from Mexico.

Students must have the equivalent of a very good UK Bachelor degree (from a good institution) in order to be considered for direct admission to postgraduate study at the University of Edinburgh.

In order to apply for a Master's degree, students are expected to have completed at least 4 years of study and obtained a Licenciatura or Título. Students are normally expected to have a minimum 8.0+ Bien on a 10 point scale. If you have obtained less than 8.0+ and can demonstrate that you were ranked in the top 1/10th of your graduating class or that you went to a top Mexican higher education institution, we may consider your application.

PhD Programmes

Application to PhD study typically requires a masters degree in a related or relevant subject, and a research proposal.

However, entry requirements vary by programme, and you should check the detailed entry requirements are listed under each programme on the Degree Finder.

Degree Finder

How to write a research proposal

English Language requirements

All applicants are required to demonstrate a level of English language competency, regardless of their nationality or country of residence. These requirements are listed by programme.

English Language advice

Specific entry requirement by programme

Contact us

Edinburgh Global’s representative for Mexico is Rachel Parsons.

You can contact us for advice and support by emailing:

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Due to travel restrictions, we are running all our applicant information sessions online.

You can sign up to talk to a member of staff and view a presentation about study in Edinburgh. We hope to resume in-country visits to meet applicants soon.

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Student numbers

There are around 350 students from Latin America and the Caribbean currently studying at the University of Edinburgh.