Postgraduate online learning
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Study support

You’ll have access to a range of services to help you with your studies, from academic to personal support.

Even though I’m not physically on campus, I’ve also been able to benefit from the services that the University of Edinburgh offers such as the digital library and the workshops offered through the Institute for Academic Development. 

Samantha WoodMSc Social Justice and Community Action

While studying with us, support services include:

  • access to an IT support helpline service and technical support

IT support for online learners

  • access to 500,000 e-books and ejournals within the library

Accessing the Library as an online learner

  • English language support, including a proofreading service

Proofreading service

  • 13,000 skills development courses on LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning courses

  • academic and personal development resources

Academic support for postgraduate students

  • Skype or email discussions with the Student Disability Service related to specific needs

Student Disability Service

  • email-based sessions delivered by the Counselling Service

Email-based counselling

  • information for students who are carers (although the link will bring you to a page for Undergraduate students, Postgraduate students who are carers are also able to access the service)

Support for student carers

  • information for students who are parents

Support for student parents

In addition to teaching staff, there is great support from administrative, technical and library staff - they really could not be more helpful.

Alan McCabe, UK