Postgraduate online learning

Choose an online degree from a broad range of subject areas. You can study to masters, diploma or certificate level, or take a short credit-bearing course.

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Learn about how to apply to our online postgraduate degrees, and find out about entry requirements.

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Online learning is extremely flexible allowing you to study around existing work and family commitments. The majority of our students are also working while they study online with us.

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Study at times and in locations that suit you. Lectures are typically delivered through videos with group debate taking place on web forums.

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Details of our tuition fees, and the scholarships and funding available to help you pursue your ambitions.


Our programmes are designed to help you to progress your career. Our graduates are very attractive to employers and salaries for masters graduates average 9% above those without.

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Get a world-class degree online from Edinburgh. We’re 18th in the most recent QS World University Rankings and are consistently ranked as one of the best 50 universities in the world.

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All online learners have the same support as on-campus students. We provide help as you complete your application, access to an extensive range of library resources, and IT support.