Postgraduate entry requirements by region

Macau-SAR China

Postgraduate entry requirements for students from Macau.

To meet minimum entry requirements for postgraduate programmes you should have a good Bachelors degree from a recognised university in Macau. We are looking for students who have performed very well throughout their degree; a score of GPA 3.2-3.69 or B+ from a well ranked institution is considered comparable to a UK 2.1. Note: our entry requirements for degrees from Macau universities vary depending on the university where you have studied and the course you are applying for at Edinburgh.

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

Applicant support

Our representative for Macau is Esther Sum.

You can contact us for advice and support by emailing:

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