Applying to study at Edinburgh.
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Information for prospective students who have applied to study at the University of Edinburgh for entry in 2020.
Before you apply
Before you apply for any of our postgraduate programmes, you should check that you meet our entry requirements and you should have all your supporting documents ready.
To study at postgraduate level you must meet our academic and English language requirements.
How to apply
How to apply for a postgraduate programme.
You will need to submit a personal statement of around 500 words, outlining your academic history and relevant experience.
You will usually be asked to provide references in support of your application.
Degree certificates and academic transcripts
You will be asked to provide copies of your degree certificates and transcripts of your academic record to support your application.
If your original degree certificate, academic transcript or other relevant documents are not in English you must provide an officially certified translation.
If you are applying for research programme, you may be required to submit a research proposal as part of your application.