Postgraduate study

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Interested in starting your research career at the University of Edinburgh? Learn more about our different types of research degree, how to find a research supervisor, and where to look for funding opportunities.

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Depending on your career goals, our taught degrees enable you to develop a deeper understanding and expand your field of knowledge, or acquire expertise in an area that you haven’t studied academically before.

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Get a world-class degree online from Edinburgh. Study anywhere in the world, at times that suit you, for an internationally recognised postgraduate certificate, diploma or masters degree.

Tuition fees, studying costs and financial support.

Our general entry requirements for postgraduate study.

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Get a feel for studying with us at our Open Days, by taking a campus tour, or meeting us at an event near you.

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Join our live, online information sessions to ask us questions and find out more about studying with us.

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The University of Edinburgh is one of the world’s top universities, consistently ranked in the world top 50 and placed 18th in the 2019 QS World University Rankings.

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