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mini Open Days

Our mini Open Days are hosted frequently throughout the year, providing you a virtual introduction to postgraduate study at Edinburgh.

These events are ideal for anyone considering on-campus or online postgraduate study. Our sessions are all hosted virtually, allowing you to access them from wherever you are in the world!

Next event: 28 July 2021

We invite you to virtually join us for a day of sessions looking at almost every aspect of becoming a postgraduate student at Edinburgh. We look forward to speaking with you!


All sessions are booked individually, so you can pick and choose those that are of interest.

All times given are BST (British Summer Time).

  • 08:00 - 09:00 - Introduction to the Virtual Visit (pre-recorded) - demonstrating how to use the Virtual Visit application, live Q&A
  • 09:30 -10:30 - How to make an effective Postgraduate Application
  • 10:30 - 11:30 - Postgraduate Accommodation
  • 11:00 - 12:00 – Science and Engineering Admissions: Postgraduate Taught Programmes Live Q&A
  • 12:30 - 13:30 - How to get active at Edinburgh (led by our Centre for Sport & Exercise)
  • 13:00 – 14:00 – Top 5 reasons to study an online masters
  • 13:30 - 14:30 - Ask our Students (live student panel involving current Masters and PhD students who share their experiences and answer your questions)
  • 14:00 - 15:00 - Online Programme Q&A session – Deanery of Clinical Sciences (please see further details below)
  • 14:30 - 15:30 - College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Admissions - Live Q&A
  • 15:00 – 16:00 - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine: Postgraduate Admissions Live Q&A 
  • 15:30 - 16:30 – Introduction to Postgraduate Student Life

Available throughout the event, 08:00 - 16:30, you can also watch the 'Supporting BSL-using students at the University' (a 25-minute pre-recorded video on demand in BSL with audio and captions also available). This recording (from 26 March 2021) can also be viewed here.

In addition to the live sessions there will be exhibition booths for Academic Schools and Student Support Services where you can watch videos and download PDFs of academic programme information.

Online programme Q&A session - Deanery of Clinical Sciences

As noted above, the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine are hosting a live Clinical Sciences Q&A session from 14:00 - 15:00 BST. This session is  relevant for anyone interested in their online programmes:

Applied Medical Image Analysis PGCert
Clinical Management of Pain MSc
Clinical Ophthalmology ChM
Critical Care MSc
Dental Sedation and Anxiety Management PgCert General Surgery ChM
Imaging MSc Internal Medicine MSc Neuroimaging for Research MSc
Paediatric Emergency Medicine MSc Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors MSc
PET-MR Principles and Applications PgCert
Primary Care Ophthalmology MSc Restorative Dentistry MSc Stem Cells and Translational Neurology MSc
Surgical Sciences MSc
Transfusion, Transplantation and Tissue Banking MSc Trauma and Orthopaedics ChM
Urology ChM Vascular and Endovascular Surgery ChM  

Registration open!

Book your place now to attend the mini Open Day on 28 July 2021.

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