Studying

Fees and funding

Information on the fees and funding options for this course.

Programme fee

For further information on fees, please see the link below. Please note that each yearly fee can be paid in instalments.

Scholarship information

It is recommended that you conduct your own research on this, but you can refer to the University Scholarship website to view suggestions on Scholarships:

However, we are delighted to announce that our Masters is eligible for 2 scholarships, which are:

The Edinburgh Global Online Distance Learning Master's Scholarships - which allows you to apply for one of the 6 Master's scholarships - each scholarship will have a total value of £5,000 which will be deducted from the tuition fee for the entire part-time programme of study. For more details, please view:

Edinburgh Global Scholarships  

The Edinburgh Global Academy Online Distance Learning Master's Scholarships - which will allow you to apply for one of the 4 Master's scholarships - each scholarship will have a total value of £9,000 which will be deducted from the tuition fee for the entire part-time programme of study. For more details, please view:

Edinburgh Global Academy Scholarships  

Animal Asia Scholarship. Funding opportunities are available for Chinese applicants currently working in China who wish to do the PG Certificate. Please email

A variety of other scholarships are also potentially available to you, and we have listed 4 here:

1. ILA Scotland. ILA Scotland is a Scottish Government scheme that helps you pay for learning that you can do at a time, place, pace and in a way to suit you. It’s for people who have an income of £22,000 a year or less, or who are on benefits. The University of Edinburgh is an approved Learning Provider for the ILA500 scheme and students enrolled on this programme, who meet the ILA requirements, are eligible to apply for this support. Please note that forms must be signed and verified by Registry and should be submitted to ILA Scotland no later than one month after the start date of this programme. More information can be found at:

2. The University of Edinburgh Graduate Discount Scheme. The University of Edinburgh offers a 10% discount in postgraduate tuition fees for all alumni who have graduated with an undergraduate degree from the University of Edinburgh. The Graduate Discount Scheme applies to both home and overseas students, and applies to the self-funding element of the postgraduate tuition fee.

3. The University of Edinburgh Scholarships website. Details of other funding opportunities are available at: