Studying with us
We offer a range of options for postgraduate study at Edinburgh: from professional qualifications to independent research, on-campus taught programmes to part-time, online study, you'll find a mode of learning that suits your needs.
Choosing a postgraduate degree
You can choose from a range of postgraduate qualifications: deciding which is the best one for you will depend on your study and career objectives.
Names of our degrees
We offer several types of masters degrees, ranging from undergraduate to advanced postgraduate awards.
A postgraduate masters degree is normally for those who have completed an undergraduate degree and want to undertake more specialist training, or change their field of study.
Doctoral studies - mostly classified as PhDs - are for people who will often have completed a postgraduate masters degree and want to undertake a period of highly specialised independent research training.
Full-time or part-time study
Most of our programmes are available to study full time or part time.
Study online with us for one of our internationally recognised postgraduate qualifications.