Postgraduate entry requirements by region

Hong Kong-SAR China

Postgraduate entry requirements for students from Hong Kong.

To gain entry to any of our postgraduate programmes, you should have a 2:1 Honours degree in a related subject area or a master's degree from a recognised university in Hong Kong.

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

Further guidance on academic entry requirements

You can also obtain further guidance on admissions requirements from staff in the College Admissions Offices.

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

College of Science and Engineering

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 English language requirement by programme

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You can contact us for advice and support by emailing: futurestudents@ed.ac.uk

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Student numbers

There are around 7,250 students from Asia currently studying at the University of Edinburgh.