Fees and funding

Information on the fees and funding options for this course.

Tuition fees

Please note that you can pay for the programme on a course by course basis, ie paying by installments. Each course is 20 credits and the dissertation year is equivalent to 60 credits.

Tuition fees for online learning

Tuition fee discount for some of our former graduates

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.

Online distance learning scholarships

ITA Scotland

Get up to £200 towards the cost of a training course with an SDS Individual Training Account (ITA).

You could use the money to build the skills you need for a job. Or get some training to take your career to the next level. Whatever you want to do, there is a wide range of ITA approved courses on offer.

ITA Scotland

UK government postgraduate loans

If you are planning to study with us, you could be eligible for a postgraduate loan towards your fees. From this year, online programmes are also eligible for this funding (please note, restrictions apply)

This funding is available for UK nationals, those with settled status, and in some cases, EU nationals not resident in the UK.

Learn more about postgraduate loans and submit your application

Funding for Commonwealth students

A small number of scholarships are available to Commonwealth students studying Conservation Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. These are available for entry in September 2019. The deadline for submitting applications is 22nd March 2019.

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships – information for candidates

Please note that you will need to apply to the University of Edinburgh and receive an unconditional offer of a place on the MVetSci Conservation Medicine in order to be eligible for funding through this scholarship. You will also need to complete an application for the scholarship through the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission website. Please let the programme team know if you are going to apply for this scholarship by emailing