Postgraduate Guide 2021 - THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH

 
Postgraduate Guide 2021 - THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH
Postgraduate
Guide
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Postgraduate Guide 2021 - THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH
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Top                                    We’re consistently
                                       ranked one of the top

50
                                       50 universities in the                                          “You are now in a place where the best
                                       world. We’re 20th in                                              courses upon earth are within your
                                       the 2021 QS World
                                       University Rankings.
                                                                                                         reach… such an opportunity you will
                                                                                                         never again have.”
                                                                                                       Thomas Jefferson

19 4
                                                                                                       American Founding Father and President, speaking

  TH TH                                                                                                to his son-in-law Thomas Mann Randolph as he began
                                                                                                       his studies here in 1786

We're ranked 19th                            We’re ranked
in the world's                               fourth in the UK
most international                           for research power,
universities‡. Since                         based on the 2014
2010, we have taught                         Research Excellence
students from 160                            Framework.†
countries.

Top                                    We’re ranked in the top
                                       10 in the UK and in the

100
                                       top 100 in the world for
                                       the employability of our
                                       graduates.§

7 19
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Edinburgh is ranked                          There are 19 Nobel
the seventh best                             Prize winners who
student city in Europe                       are alumni of the
and 15th in the world.*                      University or who
                                             have been members
                                             of academic staff here.

Online leader
Edinburgh is one of the largest providers of online
postgraduate programmes in the UK.

‡ Times Higher Education, The World's Most International Universities 2020
† Times Higher Education, Overall Ranking of Institutions
§ Times Higher Education, Global Employability University Ranking 2019
* QS Best Student Cities 2019
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                                              Open to
                                              a world of
                                              possibilities
                                               The University of Edinburgh has
                                               been a constant in our complex,
                                               fast-changing world for more than
                                               400 years. The global society faces
                                               significant challenges but we’re
                                               confident education will play a vital
                                               role solving those problems and we
                                               relish our shared responsibility to
                                               respond to them.
                                               It’s something our community has always done.
                                               Together, we’ve expanded the depth of human
                                               knowledge and improved the lives of ordinary
                                               people. Research conducted here led to the
                                               discovery of chloroform anaesthesia, the Higgs
                                               boson particle and in-vitro fertilisation. Our
                                               academics, students and alumni discovered
                                               carbon dioxide, led the Scottish Enlightenment
                                               laying the foundations of contemporary thought,
                                               developed a genetically engineered vaccine
                                               against Hepatitis B, and identified the SARS
                                               Coronavirus. We have long enjoyed a spirit of
                                               innovation and collaboration and continue to
                                               do so today. We are proudly open to everyone,
                                               bringing people with new outlooks and
                                               perspectives together in an international
                                               community that is establishing the data capital
                                               of Europe, tackling climate change and paving the
                                               way for new fertility treatments. Our scientists are
                                               seeking cures for cancer, repurposing drugs to
                                               improve treatments for the Covid-19 Coronavirus
                                               and contributing to the global search for a vaccine.
                                               Together, we are open to the world today so we
                                               can influence the world tomorrow.
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The Edinburgh experience                                                                                                        Global
The University of Edinburgh is open to the world – our large,
                                                                                                                                connections
diverse, global community includes more than 41,000                                                                             Our ambitious global engagement
students studying in more than 150 academic disciplines.                                                                        plan aims to provide world-class
                                                                                                                                experiences for our students and
                                                                                                                                ensures the teaching and research
We're currently working through the                • the University Collection of Historical                                    we deliver offers global benefits.
implications of the Covid-19 Coronavirus and         Musical Instruments, one of the world’s
we'll keep you updated online as our plans for       most important collections of musical
2021 develop. Whether you're studying on             heritage spanning 500 years and 5,000
campus, by hybrid learning or fully online,          objects; and
                                                                                                                                Worldwide links
                                                                                                                                We collaborate with a host of
your postgraduate experience here will be          • the University’s Anatomy Museum, which                                     world-leading institutions in fields
supported and enhanced by the wealth of              first opened in 1884 and hosts a wealth of                                 as diverse as e-science, engineering,
resources and opportunities we offer.                unique anatomical objects.                                                 life and medical sciences, and arts
                                                                                                                                and culture. Our partners include:
Quality teaching and research
All our postgraduates benefit from our             Industry links and innovation
                                                   Edinburgh was one of the first UK universities                               •   California Institute of Technology
inspiring research culture. The academics
                                                   to develop commercial links with industry,                                   •   Fudan University
involved in your teaching and learning are
                                                   government and the professions. Our                                          •   KU Leuven
leaders in their fields and although the
                                                   commercialisation service, Edinburgh                                         •   Leiden University
emphasis at postgraduate level is very much
                                                   Innovations (EI), leads our activities in                                    •   National University of Singapore
on independent study, support from our
                                                   industry engagement, business development                                    •   Peking University
teaching staff is always on hand. The University
                                                   and enterprise support. It has helped launch                                 •   Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
is committed to delivering high-quality,
                                                   more than 500 companies since 1967.                                          •   University College Dublin
innovative teaching. The latest report from
                                                   EI can help you take your first step to market,                              •   University of Amsterdam
the Quality Assurance Agency awarded us the
                                                   whether through starting a business or                                       •   University of Copenhagen
highest rating possible for the quality of the
                                                   through collaborative research, licensing your                               •   University of Delhi
student learning experience.
                                                   discoveries or providing consultancy services.                               •   University of Helsinki
                                                                                                                                •   University of Sydney
Outstanding facilities
                                                   Social scene                                                                 •   University of Toronto
You will have access to a wealth of teaching
                                                   We have more than 280 student societies                                      •   Zhejiang University.
and learning spaces and study resources:
• 10 libraries, including the third largest        covering sport, music, drama and the arts.
                                                   Several international and multicultural                                      We have five Regional Centres in Latin
  academic library in Europe, four million
                                                   societies offer support settling in and help                                 America, Southeast Asia, South Asia,
  printed volumes and an extensive
                                                   you meet new friends. If you're able to come                                 North America and East Asia, which support
  digital collection;
                                                   to Edinburgh, you’ll enjoy life in a vibrant,                                engagement with students, academics
• state-of-the-art laboratories and world-         historic city with the mountains and beaches                                 and alumni.
  leading analytical facilities, including a       of Scotland on your doorstep:
  1.5km deep subsurface biology laboratory,        www.eusa.ed.ac.uk/societies                                                  We’re also a member of the global research
  an Eco Diamond HK36 small aircraft for                                                                                        network Universitas 21, and the European
  measuring trace gases at 3,000 metres, and       Sporting excellence                                                          networks COIMBRA group, as well as UNICA,
  the FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility       We've long been recognised as one of the                                     LERU, and UNA Europa.
  for simulating wave and tidal current            UK's leading sporting universities, consistently
  interactions – the largest of its kind           finishing in the top four of the British                                     Global Academies
  in Europe – to name but a few;                   Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS)                                       Our Global Academies in health,
• the University’s Centre for Research             rankings. On campus, Edinburgh University                                    development, environment, food security,
  Collections, one of the most important           Sports Union has 64 sports clubs and more                                    and justice bring together research expertise
  resources of its kind in the world,              than 160 intramural teams offering something                                 from the University community and beyond
  encompassing rare books, Shakespeare             for everyone. Our clubs offer you a place to                                 to tackle global challenges such as climate
  first editions, oriental manuscripts,            learn new skills, have fun, and to belong.                                   change, poverty, the spread of epidemics and
  architectural drawings, paintings,               Our world-class facilities have been regularly                               cross-border injustices. Global Academies
  sculpture, photography and, much more;           used by visiting international teams and we                                  are a gateway to online and on-campus
                                                   often host local, national and international                                 interdisciplinary postgraduate programmes
• Europe’s foremost clinical research imaging                                                                                   aimed at anyone interested in addressing
  facility alongside the world-leading Scottish    events. We’re proud to be open to and
                                                   supportive of everyone, from gym and                                         the major global issues of our time:
  Centre for Regenerative Medicine, and                                                                                         global.ed.ac.uk/global-academies
  one of the UK’s largest state-of-the-art         recreational users to performance athletes
  teaching hospitals;                              following the footsteps of our Olympian
                                                   alumni. Sir Chris Hoy and Dame Katherine
• the University’s Talbot Rice Gallery and         Grainger, for example, both developed their
  the Tent Gallery at Edinburgh College            talents at Edinburgh.
  of Art host a range of contemporary
  art exhibitions throughout the year;
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Open                                                                                 “Edinburgh attracts the best and
                                                                                      the brightest. My cohort was an

to you                                                                                especially strong group of highly
                                                                                      eager learners from all walks of the
                                                                                      educational field, many of whom
                                                                                      I still call friends and consult now.”
                                                                                       Michael Sean Gallagher, USA
                                                                                       MSc Digital Education (Online Learning)

However you personally prefer to study, we offer a range of                                          Integrated PhDs
                                                                                                     While the normal duration of a PhD is three
postgraduate learning options to suit your needs. These include
                                                                                                     years, there are some four-year models that
taught degrees, professional qualifications and independent research,                                incorporate additional research training and
full- or part-time study, offered on-campus, hybrid or fully online.                                 transferable skills development and, in some
                                                                                                     cases, industrial collaboration. These often
                                                                                                     take place in Research Council funded
A full list of our programmes, with further      Research programmes                                 centres, Centres for Doctoral Training (CDT) or
information about each and guidance on           Masters by Research (MScR)                          Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTP). They
how to apply is available online:                Duration: one year full time.                       may include a masters by research (MScR)
www.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate/degrees                MSc by Research degrees are designed to             during the first year of study (1+3 model).
                                                 prepare you for advanced research, although
Taught programmes                                they can be taken as a qualification in their       Professional doctorates
Masters                                          own right. These degrees are assessed by an         Duration: three to seven years full time.
Duration: typically one year full time on        extended, independent, written dissertation.        Professional doctorates are specialist
campus but can be longer online or in other                                                          qualifications designed for professional
circumstances, such as if your degree is able    MPhil                                               development in specific areas, such as
to offer a placement period.                     Duration: two years full time.                      engineering and psychology. Professional
                                                 An MPhil is ideal if you need to develop strong     doctorates combine advanced research
Masters degrees are designed to deepen           all-round knowledge of your subject, in-depth       training, a substantial contribution to
knowledge in a subject studied at                understanding of a specialised area, and the        knowledge through your own research and
undergraduate level, although some of our        research skills to carry out and present a          a rigorous reflection on professional practice.
postgraduate offerings may be suitable if you    thesis – a piece of original research for
are looking to change direction. Students on                                                         Postgraduate professional
                                                 submission for a higher degree. You may
our taught masters typically undertake a                                                             development
                                                 subsequently extend your studies to PhD
combination of taught courses, assessment                                                            Duration: varies.
                                                 registration subject to satisfactory progress.
and supervised research. Studies culminate                                                           Aimed at working professionals,
in a dissertation or equivalent project.                                                             postgraduate professional development
                                                 PhD
                                                                                                     (PgProfDev or PPD) allows you to advance
                                                 Duration: three years full time.
Most of our taught masters, across all                                                               your knowledge without the time or financial
                                                 A PhD is the highest academic research
subjects, lead to the award of MSc to                                                                commitment of full-time study. We offer a
                                                 qualification, entailing research training and
distinguish postgraduate masters from our                                                            number of courses as credit-bearing PPD.
                                                 supervised research, either on a one-to-one
undergraduate MA. This is with the exception                                                         These courses can be recognised in their own
                                                 basis with a supervisor or as part of a
of awards from Edinburgh College of Art,                                                             right or the credit can be built up over time
                                                 research team. PhD students gain the
which are normally postgraduate Master of                                                            towards a PgCert, PgDip or Masters.
                                                 specialist background knowledge for the
Art (MA) or Master of Fine Art (MFA) awards.     projected research and develop the skills
Other qualifications we offer include MBA,       appropriate to research in that field. Their         Part-time study
LLM, MMus, MEd and MTh.                          work culminates in a thesis. The precise focus       Online part-time study is open to all.
                                                 of your research will be agreed with your            However, UK visa regulations mean we
Certificate or diploma                           supervisor and is likely to develop over the         anticipate on-campus part-time options
Duration: varies.                                course of the PhD. The PhD is assessed by            will now only be available to UK students.
If you are unable to commit to a full masters,   an oral examination in which you will defend
many of our degrees have shorter study           your research thesis.
options that will lead to the award of either
a postgraduate certificate (PgCert) or a
postgraduate diploma (PgDip).
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Online learning                                                                                                                                              Our story
                                                                                                                                                             Studying online
Since 2005, the University of Edinburgh has delivered flexible,
online learning to thousands of postgraduate students                                                                                                        Chris Slocombe
around the world. This allows you to study with us, wherever
                                                                                                                                                             MSc History student from the United States
you live, alongside your work or other commitments.
                                                                                                                                                             The prestige of the University and the flexibility of the degree
                                                                                                                                                             attracted Chris to study MSc History online.

Today, we offer an exceptional range of more          For those looking for a shorter period of
than 70 innovative online degrees across a            study, some of our degrees offer stand-alone       Find out more
wide range of subject areas. We have around           courses which provide training on specific         You can find out more at our online
4,000 students currently studying online with         subjects. These are credit-bearing courses         learning open days and chat to                      I chose the University of Edinburgh for two reasons. Firstly, it’s one of the top
us and we take the delivery of teaching online        (up to 50 postgraduate credits) and may            programme directors and support                     universities in the world, particularly for the humanities. Secondly, one of my
just as seriously as we do on-campus.                 contribute towards a postgraduate                  services. Events take place in the spring           favourite 19th century Americanists, David Silkenat, is part of the faculty in the
Our online degrees are academically                   qualification in the future. Use the apply         each year: www.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate/               School of History, Classics & Archaeology.
equivalent to qualifications earned on-               buttons for your degree in our online Degree       online-learning-open-day
campus and delivered by dedicated academics,          Finder to see if the Postgraduate Professional                                                         I was attracted by the flexibility of the study, the rigour of the coursework and the
many of whom are leaders in their field. Your         Development option is available:                                                                       friendliness of the faculty and staff. There is a vibrancy to this programme that
                                                                                                        MicroMasters
                                                                                                                                                             simply didn’t exist at the other universities I considered.
experienced programme team and personal
tutor will ensure you are fully supported in all
                                                      www.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate/degrees                 It's possible to obtain masters-level education,
                                                                                                        without the time or cost commitment of a full
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Syeda Ra'ana
                                                                                                                                                             Working full time and with two children, I needed a programme that allowed me
aspects of your student experience.                   When you consider all the benefits of flexible
                                                      online study, it’s not surprising that even
                                                                                                        masters, through new study credentials called
                                                                                                        MicroMasters. These online courses are
                                                                                                                                                             to balance my history work with my other commitments and this has been ideal.           Hussain
Flexibility                                           locally-based professionals decide to choose      delivered in partnership with edX, one of the                                                                                                MSc Paediatric Emergency
Our online, part-time format is particularly          this option.                                                                                           Studying on the programme, I have really felt myself grow as a historian, both
                                                                                                        world's leading online education platforms,                                                                                                  Medicine student from Kenya
suited to students already in full- or part-time                                                                                                             as a thinker and a writer. I appreciate the wonderfully constructive feedback
                                                                                                        and are designed to advance your career
employment or with other professional or              A global academic community                                                                            I’ve received – the work is challenging but I’ve enjoyed being pushed to grow!
                                                                                                        by providing deep learning in specific career                                                                                                Ra'ana is able to transfer the
personal commitments. It offers a flexible            Distance isn’t a barrier when you choose to       fields. MicroMasters can help you develop your
learning environment that can be adapted to           study online. We offer a highly participative     skills in a current or future role or can open the
                                                                                                                                                             I plan to pursue a PhD in history, and I am better prepared for the rigours of that     lessons learned online directly
suit your individual needs. You can choose to         learning environment, which is both                                                                    because of this programme. As important has been the encouragement I’ve                 to her medical practice.
                                                                                                        door for further postgraduate study. You can
study at a time and in a place that suits you,        supportive and intellectually stimulating.                                                             received to continue developing as a scholar; the faculty here really root for you!
                                                                                                        self-assess your ability to undertake any
saving relocation costs. Our online learning          Students join us from all over the world,         course and will be able to access free content
technology is fully interactive and allows you        adding their rich diversity of professional and   to ‘try before you buy’. On successful
to communicate with your highly qualified             academic experience to a truly international      completion of a MicroMasters, you will be
teaching staff from the comfort of your own           learning community. Our students value the        awarded 30 postgraduate credits which will
home or workplace, or on the go. You will have        different perspectives their fellow students      be recognised when applying for a related                                                                                                    I work in a Paediatric Accident and Emergency
access to our excellent resources and will            bring, and welcome the support provided by        masters degree at the University of Edinburgh.                                                                                               department in one of the biggest tertiary
become part of a supportive online                    our expert teaching staff.                                                                                                                                                                     hospitals in Nairobi, and since we receive our
community, bringing together students and                                                               Find out more: www.ed.ac.uk/                                                                                                                 fair share of casualties, it was natural to find
tutors from around the world and enabling             Career benefits                                   online-learning/micromasters                                                                                                                 a course that would better equip me with the
you to have the ‘Edinburgh experience’                Many of our students have chosen to                                                                                                                                                            knowledge and skills required to provide the
wherever you live.                                    study a postgraduate qualification online                                                                                                                                                      best care to every patient.
                                                      in order to enhance their existing career
Most of our students opt to study to masters          or to enable them to move to a new one.                                                                                                                                                        One of the best parts of the paediatric
level on a part-time basis, but it is also            Studying online while working means you can                                                                                                                                                    emergency medicine course is that not only
possible to study some degrees full time or           immediately apply what you learn, combine                                                                                                                                                      do I get to implement the evidence-based
to exit earlier with a postgraduate diploma           the theoretical with the practical, and bring                                                                                                                                                  knowledge and skills learnt from the online
(PgDip) or postgraduate certificate (PgCert).         a global perspective to your role and your                     More than                                                                                                                       cases to my everyday practice, but I also
Some degrees also allow you to study up to
50 credits of short courses, enabling the
                                                      profession. The critical and analytical
                                                      research skills gained during a masters can
                                                                                                                      5,000                                                                                                                          learn about rare cases that we don’t regularly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     have the opportunity to experience first-hand,
                                                                                                                    students have graduated
advancement of knowledge without the time             also be a platform for advanced research                          from our online                                                                                                              enabling me to provide optimal care if and
or financial commitment of a full masters,            such as a PhD, and many students go on to                            degrees.                                                                                                                  when the need arises.
PgDip or PgCert. Some degrees can be                  have their work published in high-impact
studied intermittently, allowing you to take up       journals and at conferences.                                                                                                                                                                   The course ensures that, every week, we are
to six years to complete a masters. In addition                                                                                                                                                                                                      in communication with not only our lecturers,
to compulsory courses, you can choose                                                                                                                                                                                                                who are incredibly supportive, but with
option courses from a variety of degrees,                                                                                                                                                                                                            other students from around the globe. This
allowing you to tailor your studies to suit your                                                                                                                                                                                                     interaction brings up different challenges and
individual interests and requirements, and                                                                                                                                                                                                           diverse perspectives without having to leave
enhance your career opportunities in an                                                                                                                                                                                                              our respective countries, creating a kind of
increasingly competitive marketplace.                                                                                                                                                                                                                global village. We have the added advantage
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     of flexibility which is especially important
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     when you work in a busy hospital setting!
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How to apply
You can apply for postgraduate study online via our                                                                                                                                  More information
                                                                                                                                                                                   For further information
Degree Finder: www.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate/degrees                                                                                                                                     about how to apply
                                                                                                                                                                                         please visit:
                                                                                                                                                                                      www.ed.ac.uk/
                                                                                                                                                                                   postgraduate/applying

Taught degrees
 You can check our specific academic and                              conditional on you meeting our language requirements. Please                           STEP 1                                                 STEP 2                                                         STEP 3
                                                                      upload your results to the Applicant Hub (see Step 2 on page 11)
 English language entry requirements for your                         as soon as you receive them.
 programme, by selecting it from our online
 Degree Finder.                                                       Qualification expiry dates
                                                                      Your English language qualification must be no more than three             Make sure your supporting                  Apply online using the link from your degree’s Degree                    Track your application online
 Academic entry requirements                                          and a half years old from the start date of your degree, unless you        documentation is all in order,             Finder entry. You will create an online account and                      through the Applicant Hub.
 As a guide, we usually expect you to have a minimum                  are using an English language test for entry, in which case it must        write your 500-word personal               upload supporting documentation. Once your account                       We will use your online account
 of a 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent.            be no more than two years old. The following English language              statement, and select referees.            is set up you can access your online application through                 to contact you if there are any
 We offer guidance on these equivalents online:                       tests expire after two years – IELTS, TOEFL and Trinity ISE.                                                          the Applicant Hub, save a draft to come back to and edit                 problems with your application
 www.ed.ac.uk/international/postgraduate-entry                                                                                                                                              later, then complete and submit it. Further guidance is                  and to inform you of the outcome.
                                                                      Degrees taught and assessed in English                                                                                available online: www.ed.ac.uk/student-systems/                          Please check the Applicant Hub
                                                                                                                                                 Supporting your application
 English language requirements                                        We also accept a degree, taught and assessed in English:                                                              applying-online                                                          regularly for important
                                                                                                                                                 The supporting documentation
 You will be asked to demonstrate a level of English language         • in a majority English-speaking country, as                                                                                                                                                   notifications.
                                                                                                                                                 required depends on the degree
 competency, regardless of your nationality or country of               defined by UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI); or                                                                        Applying via a representative
                                                                                                                                                 you apply for. Typically, you will
 residence. Our index of masters degrees on pages 12–17 uses a        • by one of our list of approved universities in                                                                      The University has approved representatives in 40                        If you haven’t done so, you might
                                                                                                                                                 be asked to provide:
 symbol system. The key for this system is on page 12. Although         non-majority English-speaking countries.                                                                            countries worldwide. Representatives can guide you                       like to visit the University (see
                                                                                                                                                 • academic transcripts;
 this is as comprehensive as possible there are some exceptions.      If you are not a national of a majority English-speaking country,                                                     through the application process if you prefer:                           page 40) or if you can’t visit us,
                                                                                                                                                 • your degree certificate;
 Please treat it as a guide and check the detailed language           your degree must be no more than three and a half years old at the                                                    www.ed.ac.uk/international/representatives                               you might like to participate in
                                                                                                                                                 • a personal statement;
 requirements for your degree online before you apply. You can        beginning of your degree.                                                                                                                                                                      our regular online information
                                                                                                                                                 • academic reference(s); and
 apply before receiving English language test results – your                                                                                                                                                                                                         sessions: www.ed.ac.uk/
                                                                                                                                                 •	a research proposal
 application will be processed and any offer made will be             www.ed.ac.uk/english-requirements/pg                                                                                                                                                           postgraduate/online-events
                                                                                                                                                    (if appropriate).                       Application fees/deposits
                                                                                                                                                 You will also need certified               A small number of degrees charge an application fee                      If your application is successful,
                                                                                                                                                 translations of your official
PhD research                                                                                                                                     documents if they were not
                                                                                                                                                                                            and/or require a deposit. Where applicable this will be                  we look forward to welcoming
                                                                                                                                                                                            stated in the Degree Finder entry:                                       you to Edinburgh:
                                                                                                                                                 originally issued in English.              www.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate/degrees                                        www.ed.ac.uk/new-students
 If you are considering PhD study, there                              If your intended research is multidisciplinary, it might be helpful to
                                                                      talk to more than one potential supervisor:                                Some degrees may ask for
 are two main routes you can take to make                             www.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate/phd-supervisors
                                                                                                                                                                                            When to apply
                                                                                                                                                 specific evidence of your                  Application deadlines are shown on your degree's Degree
 your application:                                                                                                                               suitability for study, such as             Finder entry. Some degrees operate a series of selection
                                                                      If you propose your own topic, you will need to write and submit           a portfolio, demonstration
 Apply to a funded project                                                                                                                                                                  deadlines. If you are applying to a PhD project, or for
                                                                      a research proposal with your application. This will help us assess        of relevant experience, or
 Our Schools and Research Centres often receive funding to carry                                                                                                                            funding, please be aware there may be earlier deadlines
                                                                      both your suitability for a research degree and whether or not we          attendance at interview.
 out research on a specific topic. They will advertise doctoral                                                                                                                             than listed in the Degree Finder and check the project
                                                                      can offer you appropriate supervision and facilities. It can               Check for any specific entry
 positions, which are funded projects, on the School or Institute                                                                                                                           website for details. We strongly recommend that you
                                                                      potentially also be used to apply to external bodies for funding:          requirements online.
 website and also on external websites, such as FindAPhD.com.                                                                                                                               apply as early as possible before the degree fills up.
                                                                      www.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate/research-proposals
 We recommend you contact the project supervisor to discuss your                                                                                                                            This is particularly important if you need to allow time
 suitability for the position you are interested in, then make your                                                                                                                         to apply for a visa or to apply for financial support – you
                                                                      Integrated PhDs
 formal application through the Degree Finder. If you apply to a                                                                                                                            must have received an offer from the University to apply
                                                                      Application processes take a variety of forms.
 funded project, you may not need to develop a full research                                                                                                                                for some sources of funding.
                                                                      See the Degree Finder entry or contact the degree's
 proposal but will be asked to give an indication of your             administrator for more details.
 preparedness for this type of study. You should use your personal                                                                                                                          Applying for a Tier 4 General Student visa
 statement and relevant experience sections of your application to                                                                                                                          If you are a national of a country outside the UK, it is likely
                                                                      Further information on PhD study:
 demonstrate the skills, knowledge and subject expertise, which                                                                                                                             that you will have to apply for a student visa to study on
                                                                      www.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate/doctoral-study                                                                                                                                                                   Funding
 make you the ideal candidate.                                                                                                                                                              campus at the University of Edinburgh. Please check
                                                                                                                                                                                            online for the latest information:                                             Once your application
                                                                      Postdoctoral vacancies                                                                                                                                                                               has been submitted,
 Propose your own research topic                                                                                                                                                            www.ed.ac.uk/immigration
                                                                      If you already have a PhD, or are near completion, we advertise                                                                                                                                       you may apply for
 If you wish to carry out independent research, you can apply         postdoctoral vacancies, for research projects currently being                                                                                                                                        University and other
 for a PhD by submitting your research topic to the University.       conducted at the University, at: www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk                                                                                                                                                external funding
 We recommend you contact a potential supervisor at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              opportunities
 University and discuss your intended research before you apply.
 They can give you feedback on your ideas and identify whether
 the University has supervisory expertise in your chosen area.
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The following index is organised according to our                                             College of Arts, Humanities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Index of masters degrees
                                                                                                                                                                                          BUSINESS SCHOOL                                                      ENGLISH LANGUAGE      Language Education                      MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only), PgDip          ■
                                                                                                                                                                                          www.business-school.ed.ac.uk                                            REQUIREMENTS                                               9mths FT (21mths PT UK only)
academic Colleges and Schools (see page 18). This
                                                                                              & Social Sciences
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     (SEE PAGE 12)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Language & Intercultural                MSc TBC                                      ▼
                                                                                                                                                                                          Accounting & Finance                  MSc 1yr FT                                     ●
index is indicative of the postgraduate opportunities                                                                                                                                     Banking & Risk                        MSc 1yr FT                                     ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Communication*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Leadership & Learning                  MEd 2-6yrs PT UK only                         ■
we plan to offer in 2021, to the best of our knowledge                                        EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART
                                                                                              www.eca.ed.ac.uk
                                                                                                                                                                    ENGLISH LANGUAGE      Business Administration, Master       MBA 12mths FT                                  ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Outdoor Education                      MSc 15mths FT (30mths PT UK only),            ▼
                                                                                                                                                                       REQUIREMENTS       of (MBA)
at the time of printing. However, we encourage you                                                                                                                        (SEE PAGE 12)
                                                                                                                                                                                          Business Analytics                    MSc 1yr FT                                     ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PgDip 1yr FT (24mths PT UK only),
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PgCert 1–2yrs PT UK only
to check our Degree Finder online for the latest                                              ARCHITECTURE
                                                                                              Advanced Sustainable Design            MSc 1yr FT                                     ◆
                                                                                                                                                                                          Climate Change Finance & Investment   MSc 1yr FT                                     ●     Outdoor Environmental & Sustainability MSc 15mths FT (30mths PT UK only),            ▼
                                                                                                                                                                                          Entrepreneurship & Innovation         MSc 1yr FT
information on available postgraduate opportunities:                                          Architectural & Urban Design           MSc 1yr FT                                     ◆
                                                                                                                                                                                          Executive Master of Business          MBA 27mths PT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Education                              PgDip 1yr FT (24mths PT UK only),
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PgCert 1–2yrs PT UK only
www.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate/degrees                                                             Architectural Conservation             MSc 1yr FT                                     ●     Administration (EMBA)                                                                      Performance Psychology                 MSc 1yr FT (2–6yrs PT UK only), PgDip         ◆
                                                                                              Architectural History & Theory         MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●     Finance                               MSc 1yr FT                                     ●                                            9mths FT (1-4yrs PT UK only)
                                                                                              Architecture                           MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ●     Finance, Technology & Policy          MSc 1yr FT                                     ●     Physical Activity for Health           MSc 1yr FT (2–6yrs PT UK only),               ◆
Part-time study                                                                                                                      only)
                                                                                                                                                                                          Human Resource Management             MSc 1yr FT                                     ●                                            PgDip 9mths FT (1–4yrs PT UK only),
Online part-time study is open to all. However, UK visa regulations mean                      Architecture, Master of                MArch 21mths FT                                ◆
                                                                                                                                                                                          International Business & Emerging     MSc 1yr FT                                     ●                                            PgCert 1–2yrs PT UK only
we anticipate on-campus part-time options will now only be available                          Art, Space & Nature                    MA 1yr FT, MFA 21mths FT                       ◆     Markets                                                                                    Professional Graduate Diploma          PGDE 1yr FT                                   ▼
                                                                                              Cultural Landscapes                    MSc 1yr FT                                     ◆                                                                                                in Education (Primary)
to UK students.                                                                                                                                                                           International Human Resource          MSc 1yr FT                                     ●
                                                                                              Cultural Studies                       MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ■     Management                                                                                 Professional Graduate Diploma          PGDE 1yr FT                                   ▼
                                                                                                                                     only)                                                Management                            MSc/MSc by Research 1yr FT                           in Education (Secondary)
English language requirements                                                                 Design & Digital Media                 MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Social Justice & Community      MSc 2–6yrs PT, PgDip 2–4yrs PT,               ◆
                                                                                                                                                                                          Marketing                             MSc 1yr FT                                     ●
Our English language requirements vary across our degrees.                                    Digital Media & Culture                MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ●                                                                                                      Action                           PgCert 1–2yrs PT
                                                                                                                                                                                          Marketing & Business Analysis         MSc 1yr FT                                     ●
The symbols in column three of the tables correspond to the key                                                                      only)                                                                                                                                           Sport, Physical Education & Health     MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK            ■
below. Because of space restrictions, this is only a guide so please                                igital Media Design
                                                                                                   D                                 MSc 1yr FT (2–6yrs PT)                         ●                                                                                                Sciences                               only)
                                                                                                                                                                                          SCHOOL OF DIVINITY                                                   ENGLISH LANGUAGE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Sport Policy, Management &             MSc 1yr FT (2–6yrs PT UK only)                ◆
do check online for the most up-to-date information. Please note,                             Landscape Architecture                 EMiLA/MLA 21mths FT                            ▼     www.ed.ac.uk/divinity                                                   REQUIREMENTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     (SEE PAGE 12)   International Development
we do not accept TOEFL MyBest Score to meet English language                                  Landscape & Wellbeing                  MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●
                                                                                                                                                                                          Biblical Studies                      MSc/MTh 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)               ●     Strength & Conditioning                MSc 1yr FT (2–6yrs PT UK only), PgDip         ◆
                                                                                              Urban Strategies & Design              MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ▼
requirements.                                                                                                                                                                             Ethics & Practical Theology           MSc/MTh by Research 1yr FT (2yrs               ●                                            9mths FT (1–4yrs PT UK only)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PT UK only)                                          Teaching English to Speakers of        MSc 1yr FT (2–6yrs PT UK only), PgDip         ■
                                                                                              ART                                                                                                                                                                                    Other Languages (TESOL)                9mths FT (1–4yrs PT UK only), PgCert
▼                                                                                             Collections & Curating Practices       MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK
                                                                                                                                                                                          Hebrew & Old Testament Studies        MSc/MTh by Research 1yr FT (2yrs               ●
                                                                                                                                                                                    ■
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PT UK only)                                                                                 4mths FT (1–2yrs PT UK only)
Please refer to our Degree Finder for specific score requirements for this degree:                                                   only)
                                                                                                                                                                                          History of Christianity               MSc/MTh by Research 1yr FT (2yrs               ●     Transformative Learning & Teaching     MSc 21mths FT                                 ▼
www.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate/degrees                                                             Contemporary Art Practice              MA 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only), MFA               ◆
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PT UK only)
                                                                                                                                     21mths FT
                                                                                                                                                                                          Islam & Christian Muslim Relations    MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●     SCHOOL OF HEALTH IN SOCIAL SCIENCE                                   ENGLISH LANGUAGE
■                                                                                             Contemporary Art Theory                MA 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                    ◆                                                                                                www.ed.ac.uk/health-social-science                                      REQUIREMENTS
                                                                                                                                                                                          Islamic Studies &                     MSc by Research 1yr FT                         ●                                                                                (SEE PAGE 12)
IELTS Academic module                                        7.0 (with 6.5 in each module)    Interdisciplinary Creative Practices   MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ●
                                                                                                                                                                                          Christian Muslim Relations            (2yrs PT UK only)                                    Advanced Nursing                        MSc 1yr FT (2–3yrs PT UK only)               ◆
TOEFL–iBT                                            100 (with at least 23 in each section)                                          only)
                                                                                                                                                                                          New Testament & Christian Origins     MSc/MTh by Research 1yr FT (2yrs               ●     Applied Psychology (Healthcare)         MSc 1yr FT                                   ■
CAE/CPE                                                 185 (at least 176 in each module)                                                                                                                                       PT UK only)
Trinity ISE                                  ISE III (with a pass in all four components)     DESIGN                                                                                                                                                                                 for Children & Young People
                                                                                                                                                                                          Religion & Literature                 MSc/MTh 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)               ▼     Clinical & Health Psychology            MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK           ■
                                                                                              Animation                              MFA 21mths FT                                  ▼
                                                                                                                                                                                          Religious Studies                     MSc/MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs               ●                                             only)
●                                                                                             Design for Change                      MA 1yr FT                                      ●                                           PT UK only)                                          Clinical Psychology                     DClinPsychol 3yrs FT                         ■
IELTS Academic module                                       7.0 (with 6.0 in each module)     Design Informatics                     MA 1yr FT, MFA 21mths FT                       ●     Science & Religion                    MSc/MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs               ●     Counselling                             MCouns 4yrs PT (UK only), PgDip              ◆
TOEFL–iBT                                           100 (with at least 20 in each section)    Fashion                                MFA 21mths FT                                  ●                                           PT UK only)                                          (Counselling Studies at PgCert level)   3yrs PT (UK only), PgCert 1yr PT (UK
CAE/CPE                                                 185 (at least 169 in each module)     Film Directing                         MA 1yr FT, MFA 21mths FT                       ◆     Systematic Theology                   MSc/MTh by Research 1yr FT                     ●                                             only)
Trinity ISE                                  ISE III (with a pass in all four components)     Glass                                  MA 1yr FT, MFA 21mths FT                       ●                                           (2yrs PT UK only)                                    Counselling (Interpersonal Dialogue)    MCouns 2yrs FT                               ●
                                                                                              Graphic Design                         MA 1yr FT, MFA 21mths FT                       ●     Theology in History                   MSc/MTh 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)               ●     Counselling Studies                     MSc/MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT          ◆
◆                                                                                             Illustration                           MA 1yr FT, MFA 21mths FT                       ●     World Christianity                    MSc/MTh or MSc/MTh by Research                 ●                                             UK only)
IELTS Academic module                                       6.5 (with 6.0 in each module)     Interior, Architectural &              MA 1yr FT                                      ●                                           1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                             Health Humanities & Arts                MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK           ■
TOEFL–iBT                                             92 (with at least 20 in each section)   Spatial Design                                                                                                                                                                                                                 only)
CAE/CPE                                                 176 (at least 169 in each module)     Jewellery                              MFA 21mths FT                                  ●     SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS                                                  ENGLISH LANGUAGE      Mental Health in Children & Young       MSc 1yr FT                                   ■
                                                                                                                                                                                          www.ed.ac.uk/economics                                                  REQUIREMENTS
Trinity ISE                             ISE II (with distinctions in all four components)     Performance Costume                    MFA 21mths FT                                  ●                                                                                                People: Psychological Approaches
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     (SEE PAGE 12)
                                                                                              Textiles                               MFA 21mths FT                                  ●     Economics                             MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ▼          Mental Health in Children & Young MSc 2–6yrs PT                                ■
Abbreviations used in the table                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           People: Psychological Approaches
                                                                                                                                                                                          Economics (Econometrics)              MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ▼
IELTS	International English Language Testing System                                          HISTORY OF ART                                                                                                                                                                         Nursing with Pre Registration,          MN TBC                                       ▼
                                                                                                                                                                                          Economics (Finance)                   MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ▼
TOEFL–iBT	Test of English as a Foreign Language – Internet-based Test                        History of Art                         MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ■                                                                                                Master of*
                                                                                                                                                                                          Mathematical Economics &              MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ▼
CPE	Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English                                                                                 only)                                                                                                                                           Nursing Studies                         MSc by Research 1yr FT (2–3yrs PT            ■
                                                                                                                                                                                          Econometrics
                                                                                              History of Art, Theory & Display       MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ■                                                                                                                                        UK only)
CAE         Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
                                                                                              Modern & Contemporary Art: History,    MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ■                                                                                                Psychological Therapies                 MSc 2yrs FT* (2-6yrs PT UK only)             ■
Trinity ISE Integrated Skills in English                                                                                                                                                  SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND SPORT                                        ENGLISH LANGUAGE
                                                                                              Curating & Criticism                                                                                                                                                REQUIREMENTS       Psychology of Mental Health             MSc 1yr FT (up to 6yrs PT UK only)           ■
                                                                                                                                                                                          www.ed.ac.uk/education                                                                     (Conversion)
                                                                                              Reframing Medieval & Renaissance       MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●                                                                                (SEE PAGE 12)
                                                                                              Global Art History                                                                          Dance Science & Education             MSc 1yr FT (2–6yrs PT UK only), PgDip          ◆     Psychotherapy & Counselling             DPsychotherapy 4yrs FT (7yrs PT UK           ■
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                9mths FT (1–4yrs PT UK only)                                                                 only)
                                                                                              MUSIC                                                                                       Dance Science & Education with        MSc 15mths FT (24mths PT UK only)              ◆
                                                                                                                                                                                          pathway to Qualified Teacher status
                                                                                              Acoustics & Music Technology           MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●
                                                                                                                                                                                               Digital Education               MSc 2–6yrs PT, PgDip 1–4yrs PT,                ●
                                                                                              Composition                            MMus 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                  ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PgCert 1–2yrs PT
                                                                                              Composition for Screen                 MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●
                                                                                                                                                                                          Education                             MSc/MSc by Research 1yr FT (2–3yrs             ■
                                                                                              Music                                  MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ●                                           PT UK only)
                                                                                                                                     only)
                                                                                                                                                                                          Inclusive Education                   MSc 1yr FT (2-6yrs PT UK only), PgDip          ▼
                                                                                              Musicology                             MMus 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                  ●                                           2-4yrs PT UK only, PgCert 1-2yrs PT
                                                                                              Sound Design                           MSc/MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs               ◆                                           UK only
                                                                                                                                     PT UK only)
          Online learning

                                                                                                                                                                                          * Subject to approval
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          See page 12 for English language requirements key

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Index of masters degrees
SCHOOL OF HISTORY, CLASSICS & ARCHAEOLOGY                                  ENGLISH LANGUAGE      SCHOOL OF LITERATURES, LANGUAGES & CULTURES                          ENGLISH LANGUAGE      Medieval Studies                         MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ■     International Relations of the              MSc 2yrs FT                                    ■
www.ed.ac.uk/hca                                                              REQUIREMENTS       www.ed.ac.uk/llc                                                        REQUIREMENTS                                                only)                                                Middle East with Arabic
                                                                                 (SEE PAGE 12)                                                                              (SEE PAGE 12)
                                                                                                                                                                                            Persian Civilisation                     MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ■     Management of Bioeconomy,                   MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●
HISTORY                                                                                          LITERATURE & LITERARY THEORY
                                                                                                                                                                                            Playwriting                              MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ■     Innovation & Governance
American History                            MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●     Book History & Material Culture           MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)               ■
                                                                                                                                                                                            Scottish Ethnology                       MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ■     Medical Anthropology                        MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●
Contemporary History                        MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●     Comparative Literature                    MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)               ■
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     only)                                                Nationalism Studies                         MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●
Economic & Social History                   MSc by Research 1yr FT                         ●     Creative Writing                          MSc 1yr FT / MSc by Research               ■
                                                                                                                                                                                            Theatre & Performance Studies            MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ■     Public Policy                               MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●
                                            (2yrs PT UK only)                                                                              1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)
                                                                                                                                                                                            The Globalised Muslim World              MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ▼     Science & Technology in Society             MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●
History                                     MSc/MSc by Research 1yr FT                     ●     English Literature                        MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK         ■
                                            (2yrs PT UK only)                                                                              only)                                            Traditional Arts Performance             MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ■     Science & Technology Studies                MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      only)
      History                              MSc 1yr FT (2-6yrs PT),                        ●     English Literature: American Literature MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK           ■
                                            PgDip 1yr FT (2-3yrs PT, exit only),                                                           only)                                            SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHY, PSYCHOLOGY                                                              Social Anthropology                         MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ENGLISH LANGUAGE
                                            PgCert 1yr FT (2yrs PT, exit only)                   English Literature: Critical Theory       MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK         ■     & LANGUAGE SCIENCES                                                     REQUIREMENTS          Social & Political Science                  MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ●
Intellectual History                        MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●                                               only)                                            www.ed.ac.uk/ppls                                                          (SEE PAGE 12)                                                  only)
Medieval History                            MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●     English Literature: Literature &          MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)               ■     PHILOSOPHY                                                                                    Social Research/Social Research             MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only), PgCert           ●
                                                                                                 Modernity: 1900 to the present                                                                   Epistemology, Ethics & Mind     MSc 1yr FT (2-6yrs PT), PgDip 9mths            ■       with Quantitative Methods                   1-2yrs PT (UK only)
Scottish History                            MSc/MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs               ●
                                            PT UK only)                                          English Literature: Literature & Society: MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)               ■                                            FT (2-4yrs PT), PgCert 1–2yrs PT                       Social Work                                 Master of Social Work 21mths FT                ■
                                                                                                 Enlightenment, Romantic                                                                    Mind, Language & Embodied Cognition MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                      ■       Sociology & Global Change                   MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●
CLASSICS                                                                                         & Victorian                                                                                Philosophy                             MSc/MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs               ■
Ancient History                             MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●     English Literature: Medieval Literature MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK           ■                                            PT UK only)
                                                                                                                                           only)                                                   Philosophy, Science & Religion MSc 1yr FT (2-6yrs PT), PgDip 9mths            ■
      Ancient Worlds                        MSc 2-4yrs PT                                  ●
                                                                                                 English Literature: Postcolonial          MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK         ■                                            FT (2-4yrs PT), PgCert 1–2yrs PT
Classical Art & Archaeology                 MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●     Literature                                only)
Classics                                    MSc/MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs
                                            PT UK only)
                                                                                           ●     English Literature: Renaissance
                                                                                                 Literature
                                                                                                                                           MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK
                                                                                                                                           only)
                                                                                                                                                                                      ■     PSYCHOLOGY
                                                                                                                                                                                            Human Cognitive Neuropsychology          MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          College of Medicine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          & Veterinary Medicine
Late Antique Islamic & Byzantine            MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●                                                                                                                                                                                        ■
                                                                                                 English Literature: Romanticism           MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK         ■
Studies                                                                                                                                                                                     Psychological Research                   MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ■
                                                                                                                                           only)
                                                                                                                                                                                            Psychology                               MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ■
                                                                                                 English Literature: Scottish Literature   MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK         ■
ARCHAEOLOGY                                                                                                                                                                                                                          only)                                                EDINBURGH MEDICAL SCHOOL                                                   ENGLISH LANGUAGE
                                                                                                                                           only)                                                                                                                                                                                                                        REQUIREMENTS
Archaeology                                 MSc/MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs               ●                                                                                                Psychology of Individual Differences     MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ■     www.ed.ac.uk/medicine-vet-medicine
                                                                                                 English Literature: US Literature –       MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)               ■                                                                                                                                                                                    (SEE PAGE 12)
                                            PT UK only)                                          Cultural Values from Revolution to                                                         Psychology of Language                   MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ■
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                natomical Sciences
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               A                                      PgDip 4yrs PT, PgCert 2yrs PT                  ◆
European Archaeology                        MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●     Empire                                                                                     Social Psychology                        MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ■
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Applied Medical Image                 PgCert 2yrs PT                                 ◆
Human Osteoarchaeology                      MSc 1yr FT                                     ●     English Literature: Victorian Literature MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK          ■
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Analysis
Mediterranean Archaeology                   MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●                                               only)                                            LINGUISTICS & ENGLISH LANGUAGE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Biodiversity, Wildlife & Ecosystem   MSc 3yrs PT, PgDip 2yrs PT, PgCert             ◆
                                                                                                 Medieval Literatures & Cultures           MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)               ■     Applied Linguistics               MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                          ■
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1yr PT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Health
SCHOOL OF LAW                                                              ENGLISH LANGUAGE                                                                                                 Developmental Linguistics         MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                          ■
                                                                              REQUIREMENTS                                                                                                                                                                                                Biomedical Sciences (Life Sciences)         MSc by Research 1yr FT                         ■
www.law.ed.ac.uk                                                                                 LANGUAGE STUDIES                                                                           English Language                  MSc/MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs                      ■
                                                                                 (SEE PAGE 12)                                                                                                                                                                                            Cancer (Edinburgh Cancer                    MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ◆
                                                                                                 Advanced Arabic                       MSc 1yr FT                                     ■                                       PT UK only)
Commercial Law                              LLM 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ▼                                                                                                                                                                                              Research Centre)                            only)
                                                                                                 Chinese                               MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ■     Evolution of Language & Cognition MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                          ■
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Cardiovascular Biology                      MSc by Research 1yr FT
Comparative & European Private Law          LLM 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ▼                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ◆
                                                                                                                                       only)                                                Linguistics                       MSc/MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs                      ■
Corporate Law                               LLM 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ▼                                                                                                                                                                                              Cardiovascular Science                      MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ◆
                                                                                                 Chinese Studies                       MCS 2yrs FT                                    ■                                       PT UK only)                                                                                             only)
Criminal Law & Criminal Justice             LLM 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ▼
                                                                                                 French                                MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ■     Phonetics                         MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                          ■
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Clinical Anatomy                            MSc 12mths FT                                  ◆
Criminology & Criminal Justice              MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ▼                                           only)                                                Speech & Language Processing      MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                          ■                                                 MSc 3yrs PT, PgDip 2yrs PT, PgCert
European Law                                LLM 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ▼                                                                                                                                                                                                    Clinical Education                                                                  ◆
                                                                                                 German                                MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ■
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1yr PT
Global Crime, Justice & Security            MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ▼                                           only)                                                SCHOOL OF SOCIAL & POLITICAL SCIENCE                                    ENGLISH LANGUAGE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Clinical Management of Pain         MSc 6yrs PT, PgDip 4yrs PT,                    ◆
Global Environment & Climate Change         LLM 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ▼     Hispanic (Spanish, Portuguese & Latin MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ■     www.sps.ed.ac.uk                                                           REQUIREMENTS
Law                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       (SEE PAGE 12)                                               PgCert 2yrs PT or PgProfDev
                                                                                                 American) Studies                     only)                                                                                                                                                                                          up to 2yrs PT
Human Rights                                LLM 1yr FT                                     ▼     Italian                               MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ■     Advanced Professional Studies (Mental    PgCert 1yr PT UK only                          ●
                                                                                                                                                                                            Health Officer Award)                                                                                 Clinical Microbiology & Infectious MSc 6yrs PT, PgDip 4yrs PT,                    ◆
       Information Technology Law          LLM 1yr FT (20mths–3yrs PT)                    ▼                                           only)                                                                                                                                                                                          PgCert 2yrs PT, or PgProfDev up to
                                                                                                                                                                                            Africa & International Development       MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●           Diseases
Innovation, Technology & the Law            LLM 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ▼     Middle Eastern Studies with Advanced MSc 2yrs FT                                     ■                                                                                                                                               2yrs PT
        Innovation, Technology & the Law   LLM 1yr FT (20mths–3yrs PT)                          Arabic                                                                                     African Studies                          MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●
                                                                                           ▼                                                                                                                                                                                                       Clinical Ophthalmology            ChM 2–4yrs PT                                  ◆
Intellectual Property Law                   LLM 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                         Middle Eastern Studies with Arabic    MSc 2yrs FT                                    ■     Comparative Public Policy                MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●
                                                                                           ▼                                                                                                                                                                                                        Clinical Trials                  MSc 6yrs PT, PgDip 4yrs PT,                    ◆
                                            LLM 32mths–3yrs PT                                   Japanese                              MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ■     Digital Sociology                        MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●                                                 PgCert 2yrs PT, or PgProfDev up to 2
         Intellectual Property Law                                                        ▼
                                                                                                                                       only)                                                      *Global Challenges                MSc 3–5yrs PT                                  ●                                                 yrs PT
International Banking Law & Finance         LLM 1yr FT                                     ▼
                                                                                                 Russian                               MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ■     Global Environment, Politics & Society   MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●                                                 MSc 3yrs PT, PgDip 2yrs PT,
          International Commercial Law     LLM 1yr FT (20mths–3yrs PT)                    ▼                                                                                                                                                                                                         Critical Care                                                                  ◆
                                                                                                                                       only)                                                                                                                                                                                          PgCert 1yr PT
       & Practice                                                                                                                                                                           Global Health Policy                     MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●
                                                                                                 Scandinavian Studies                  MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ■                                                                                                                                               PgCert 12mths PT
International Economic Law                  LLM 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ▼                                                                                                       Global Health Policy             PgCert 36mths PT                               ●                 Dental Sedation & Anxiety                                                     ▼
                                                                                                                                       only)
                                                                                                                                                                                            Global Mental Health & Society           MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                               Management
International Law                           LLM 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ▼     Translation Studies                   MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ■                                                                                             ●
                                                                                                                                                                                            Health Policy                            MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                         Dental Surgery                              DDS 2yrs FT (3–4yrs PT UK only)                ■
Law                                         LLM 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ▼                                                                                                                                                                                        ●
                                                                                                                                                                                            International & European Politics        MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                         Endodontology                               DClinDent 36 mths FT                           ■
Law                                         LLM by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ▼     CULTURES & VISUAL ARTS                                                                                                                                                             ●
                                            only)                                                                                                                                           International Development                MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●                  Family Medicine               MFM 2yrs PT                                    ◆
                                                                                                 Celtic & Scottish Studies               MSc/MSc by Research Celtic Studies           ■
     L aw                                  LLM 1yr FT (20mths–3yrs PT)                    ▼                                             1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                                   International Development       MSc 24-36mths PT,                              ●                   General Surgery              ChM 2yrs PT                                    ◆
Medical Law & Ethics                        LLM 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ▼     Chinese Society & Culture               MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                 ■                                              PgDip 24mths PT                                      Genetics & Molecular Medicine               MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ◆
                                            LLM 1yr FT (2-3yrs PT)                               East Asian Relations                    MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                       International Political Theory           MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●                                                 only)
      Medical Law & Ethics                                                                ▼                                                                                          ■
                                                                                                 Film, Exhibition & Curation             MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                       International Relations                  MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●     Genomics & Experimental Medicine            MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ◆
       Postgraduate Certificate            PgCert 12mths FT (20mths PT)                   ▼                                                                                          ■
                                                                                                                                                                                            International Relations of the           MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ●                                                 only)
     in Law                                                                                      Film Studies                            MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                 ■
                                                                                                                                                                                            Middle East                                                                                                  Global Health & Infectious  MSc 6yrs PT, PgDip 4yrs PT,                    ◆
                                                                                                 Gender & Culture                        MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK           ■
                                                                                                                                                                                            International Relations of the           MSc 2yrs FT                                    ■           Diseases                              PgCert 2yrs PT, or PgProfDev up to
                                                                                                                                         only)
                                                                                                                                                                                            Middle East with Advanced Arabic                                                                                                          2yrs PT
                                                                                                 Intermediality: Literature, Film        MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                 ■
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PgCert 1–2yrs PT, PgProfDev up to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Global Health Challenges                                                  ●
                                                                                                 & the Arts in Dialogue                                                                                                                                                                                                               2yrs PT
                                                                                                 Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies        MSc/MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs             ■
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PgCert 1yr PT, PgProfDev up to 2yrs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Global Health Studies                                                    ◆
                                                                                                                                         PT UK only)                                                                                                                                                                                  PT
                                                                                                 Japanese Society & Culture              MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                 ■     * The Global Challenges MSc comprises the Postgraduate Certificates in Global
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Human Anatomy                               MSc 1yr FT                                     ◆
                                                                                                 Korean Studies                          MSc/MSc by Research 1yr FT                   ■        Development Challenges, Global Environment Challenges and Global Health
                                                                                                                                                                                               Challenges. Entry is by one of these programmes.
Postgraduate Guide 2021 - THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Index of masters degrees
      Imaging                               MSc 6yrs PT, PgDip 4yrs PT,                 ◆   THE ROYAL (DICK) SCHOOL OF VETERINARY STUDIES                           ENGLISH LANGUAGE      Molecular Plant Sciences               MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK         ◆     SCHOOL OF INFORMATICS                                                 ENGLISH LANGUAGE
                                             PgCert 2yrs PT, or PgProfDev up to              www.ed.ac.uk/medicine-vet-medicine                                         REQUIREMENTS                                              only)                                            www.ed.ac.uk/informatics                                                 REQUIREMENTS
                                                                                                                                                                           (SEE PAGE 12)                                                                                                                                                                       (SEE PAGE 12)
                                             2yrs PT                                                                                                                                       Quantitative Biology, Biochemistry &   MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK         ◆
                                                                                                  Advanced Clinical Practice          MVetSci 6yrs PT, PgDip 4yrs PT,               ◆                                                                                             Advanced Design Informatics                MSc 21mths FT                              ●
Infectious Diseases                          MSc by Research 1yr FT                      ◆                                                                                                 Biotechnology                          only)
                                                                                                                                       PgCert 2yrs PT                                                                                                                              Advanced Technology for Financial          MSc 1yr FT (2–3yrs PT UK only)             ◆
Inflammation                                 MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK          ◆                                                                                                 Quantitative Genetics & Genome         MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only), PgDip        ◆
                                                                                             Animal Biosciences                        MSc 1yr FT                                    ◆                                                                                             Computing
                                             only)                                                                                                                                         Analysis                               9mths FT
                                                                                             Applied Animal Behaviour & Animal         MSc 1yr FT (2/3yrs PT UK only)                ■                                                                                             AIAI: Automated Reasoning,                 MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK         ◆
Integrative Physiology                       MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK          ◆                                                                                                 Stem Cell Research                     MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK         ◆
                                                                                             Welfare                                                                                                                                                                               Agents, Data Intensive Research,           only)
                                             only)                                                                                                                                                                                only)
                                                                                                  Applied Conservation                  MSc 3-6yrs PT, PgDip 2–4yrs PT,             ◆                                                                                             Knowledge Management
      Internal Medicine                     MSc 3yrs PT, PgDip 2yrs PT,                 ◆                                                                                                 Synthetic Biology & Biotechnology      MSc 1yr FT, PgDip 9mths FT                 ◆
                                                                                                  Genetics with Wildlife                 PgCert 1-2yrs PT, or PgProfDev up to                                                                                                      ANC: Machine Learning, Computational   MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ◆
                                             PgCert 1yr PT                                                                                                                                 Systems & Synthetic Biology            MSc 1yr FT, PgDip 9mths FT                 ◆
                                                                                                  Forensics                              2yrs PT                                                                                                                                   Neuroscience, Computational Biology    only)
      International Animal Health           MSc 6yrs PT, PgDip 4yrs PT,                 ◆
                                                                                                   Applied Poultry Science              MSc 3-6yrs PT, PgDip 2–4yrs PT,             ◆                                                                                             Artificial Intelligence                MSc 1yr FT (2–3yrs PT UK only)                 ◆
                                             PgCert 2yrs PT, or PgProfDev up to                                                                                                            SCHOOL OF CHEMISTRY                                               ENGLISH LANGUAGE
                                             2yrs PT                                                                                     PgCert 1-2yrs PT, or PgProfDev                                                                                         REQUIREMENTS       Biomedical Artificial Intelligence, UKRI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ◆
                                                                                                                                                                                           www.chem.ed.ac.uk
                                                                                                                                         up to 2yrs PT                                                                                                             (SEE PAGE 12)   Centre for Doctoral Training in        only)
Medical Sciences                             MMedSci by Research 1yr FT (2yrs            ◆
                                             PT UK only)                                           Clinical Animal Behaviour            MSc 6yrs PT, PgDip 4yrs PT,                 ◆     Analytical Chemistry*                  MSc 1yr FT                                 ▼     Cognitive Science                      MSc 1yr FT (2–3yrs PT UK only)                 ◆
                                                                                                                                         PgCert 2yrs PT                                    Chemistry                              MSc by Research 1yr FT                     ◆     Computer Science                       MSc 1yr FT (2–3yrs PT UK only)                 ◆
Medicine, Doctor of                          MD 2yrs FT (3–4yrs PT UK only)              ◆
                                                                                             Clinical Veterinary Sciences                MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK          ◆     Materials Chemistry                    MSc 1yr FT                                 ◆     Cyber Security, Privacy & Trust        MSc 1yr FT (2–3yrs PT UK only)                 ◆
     Neuroimaging for Research              MSc 6yrs PT, PgDip 4yrs PT,                 ◆
                                                                                                                                         only)                                             Medicinal & Biological Chemistry       MSc 1yr FT                                 ◆     Data Science                           MSc 1yr FT (2–3yrs PT UK only)                 ◆
                                             PgCert 2yrs PT or PgProfDev up to
                                             2yrs PT                                                Conservation Medicine               MVetSci 6yrs PT, PgDip 4yrs PT,             ◆
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Data Science, Technology       MSc 6yrs PT, PgDip 4yrs PT,                    ◆
                                                                                                                                         PgCert 2yrs PT, or PgProfDev up to                SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING                                             ENGLISH LANGUAGE             & Innovation                    PgCert 2yrs PT or PgProfDev
Neuroscience/Neuroscience                    MSc by Research 1yr FT                      ◆
                                                                                                                                         2yrs PT                                           www.eng.ed.ac.uk                                                     REQUIREMENTS                                              up to 2yrs PT
(Integrative Neuroscience)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         (SEE PAGE 12)
                                                                                                     Equine Science                     MSc 3-6yrs PT, PgDip 2–4yrs PT,             ◆                                                                                             Design Informatics                     MSc 1yr FT                                     ●
Oral Surgery                                       DClinDent 36 mths FT, MClinDent 24    ■                                                                                                 Advanced Chemical Engineering          MSc 1yr FT
                                                                                                                                         PgCert/PgProfDev 1–2yrs PT                                                                                                          ◆
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   High Performance Computing/HPC with MSc/PgDip/PgCert/PgProfDev
                                                   mths FT                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ◆
                                                                                                      Food Safety                       MSc 3-6yrs PT, PgDip 2–4yrs PT,             ◆     Advanced Power Engineering             MSc 2yrs FT                                ◆
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Data Science                           Check duration online (PT UK only)
Orthodontics                                       DClinDent 36 mths FT, MClinDent 24    ■
                                                                                                                                         PgCert/PgProfDev 1–2yrs PT                        Bioengineering                         MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK         ◆
                                                   mths FT                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ICSA: Computer Architecture,           MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ◆
                                                                                             Functional Genetics & Development           MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK          ◆                                            only)
Orthopaedic & Trauma Medicine                      MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK    ◆                                                                                                                                                                                         Compilation & Systems Software,        only)
                                                                                                                                         only)                                             Digital Communications                 MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK         ◆     Networks & Communication
                                                   only)                                                                                                                                                                          only)
                                                                                             Genetics & Genomics                         MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK          ◆                                                                                             ILCC: Language Processing, Speech      MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ◆
Paediatric Dentistry                               DClinDent 36 mths FT, MClinDent 24    ■
                                                                                                                                                                                           Electrical Power Engineering           MSc 1yr FT
                                                                                                                                         only)                                                                                                                               ◆     Technology, Information Retrieval,     only)
                                                   mths FT
                                                                                                       Global Food Security & Nutrition MSc 3-6yrs PT, PgDip 2–4yrs PT,             ◆     Electronics                            MSc 1yr FT                                 ◆     Cognition
      Paediatric Emergency                        MSc 3yrs PT, PgDip 2yrs PT,           ◆
                                                                                                                                         PgCert 1–2yrs PT, or PgProfDev up                 Energy Systems                         MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK         ◆     Informatics                            MSc 1yr FT (2-3yrs PT UK only)                 ◆
      Medicine                                     PgCert 1yr PT
                                                                                                                                         to 2yrs PT                                                                               only)                                            IPAB: Robotics, Computer Vision,       MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ◆
       Patient Safety & Clinical                  MSc 3yrs PT, PgDip 2yrs PT,           ◆   Infection & Immunity                        MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK          ◆     Fire Safety Engineering,               MSc 2yrs FT                                ◆
                                                   PgCert 1yr PT                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Computer Graphics & Animation          only)
      Human Factors                                                                                                                      only)                                             International Master of Science in                                                      LFCS: Theory & Foundations of Computer MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK             ◆
        PET-MR Principles & Applications PgCert up to 2yrs PT                           ◆              International Animal Welfare,   MSc 6yrs PT, PgDip 4yrs PT,                 ◆     Infrastructure & the Environment       MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK         ◆     Science, Databases, Software & Systems only)
Population Health Sciences                         MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK    ◆         Ethics & Law                          PgCert 2yrs PT, or PgProfDev up to 2                                                     only)                                            Modelling
                                                   only)                                                                                 yrs PT                                            Integrated Micro & Nano Systems        MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK         ◆
         Primary Care Ophthalmology               MSc 6yrs PT, PgDip 4yrs PT,           ◆               One Health                     MSc 6yrs PT, PgDip 4yrs PT,                 ◆                                            only)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS                                                 ENGLISH LANGUAGE
                                                   PgCert 2yrs PT                                                                        PgCert 2yrs PT, or PgProfDev up to                Leading Major Programmes               MSc 2yrs PT UK only                        ◆                                                                              REQUIREMENTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   www.maths.ed.ac.uk
Prosthodontics                                     DClinDent 36 mths FT, MClinDent 24    ■                                               2yrs PT                                           Materials & Processes                  MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK         ◆                                                                                 (SEE PAGE 12)
                                                   mths FT                                                RCVS Certificate in Advanced  PgProfDev up to 10yrs PT                    ▼                                            only)                                            Computational Applied Mathematics          MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)               ◆
Psychiatry                                         MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK    ◆         Veterinary Practice                                                                     Signal Processing & Communications     MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)               ◆     Computational Mathematical Finance         MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only), PgDip        ◆
                                                   only)                                                   Veterinary Anaesthesia &     MSc 6yrs PT, PgDip 4yrs PT,                 ◆     Structural & Fire Safety Engineering   MSc 1yr FT                                 ◆                                                9 mths FT
Public Health                                      MPH 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)          ■         Analgesia                             PgCert 2yrs PT                                    Sustainable Energy Systems             MSc 1yr FT, PgDip 9mths FT                 ◆     Financial Mathematics                      MSc 1yr FT                                 ▼
          Public Health                           MPH 3yrs PT, PgDip 2yrs PT, PgCert    ■                  Veterinary Epidemiology     MSc 6yrs PT, PgDip 4yrs PT,                 ◆                                                                                             Financial Modelling & Optimization         MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only), PgDip        ◆
                                                   1yr PT, or PgProfDev up to 2yrs PT                                                    PgCert 2yrs PT                                    SCHOOL OF GEOSCIENCES                                             ENGLISH LANGUAGE                                                 9mths FT
Regenerative Medicine &                            MSc by Research 1yr FT                ◆   Veterinary Medicine, Doctor of              DVetMed 4yrs FT                             ■     www.ed.ac.uk/geosciences                                             REQUIREMENTS       Operational Research/OR with               MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only), PgDip        ◆
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (SEE PAGE 12)   Computational Optimization/OR              9mths FT
Tissue Repair
Reproductive Sciences                              MSc by Research 1yr FT                ◆                                                                                                       Carbon Innovation               PgCert 1yr PT                              ●     with Risk
           Restorative Dentistry                  MSc 3yrs PT, PgDip 2yrs PT,           ■                                                                                                 Carbon Management                      MSc 1yr FT (2-3yrs PT UK only)             ●     Operational Research with Data Science MSc 1yr FT (2-3yrs PT UK only)                 ◆
                                                   PgCert 1yr PT                                                                                                                                  Carbon Management              MSc 3yrs PT (2yrs accelerated)             ●     Statistics & Operational Research      MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)                   ◆
Science Communication & Public
Engagement
                                                   MSc 1yr FT                            ■
                                                                                             College of Science                                                                                    Climate Change Management
                                                                                                                                                                                           Earth Observation &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PgCert 1yr PT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MSc 1yr FT (2–3yrs PT UK only)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Statistics with Data Science           MSc 1yr FT (2-3yrs PT UK only)                 ◆

            Science Communication & Public MSc 3yrs PT, PgDip 2yrs PT,
      Engagement                                   PgCert 1yr PT
                                                                                         ■
                                                                                             & Engineering                                                                                 Geoinformation Management
                                                                                                                                                                                           Ecological Economics                   MSc 1yr FT (2–3yrs PT UK only)             ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   SCHOOL OF PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   www.ph.ed.ac.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ENGLISH LANGUAGE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            REQUIREMENTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (SEE PAGE 12)
             Stem Cells & Translational           MSc 3–6yrs PT, PgProfDev up to 2yrs   ◆                                                                                                 Energy, Society & Sustainability       MSc 1yr FT (2–3yrs PT UK only)             ●
                                                                                             SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES                                           ENGLISH LANGUAGE                                                                                              Mathematical Physics                       MSc 1yr FT                                 ◆
      Neurology                                    PT                                                                                                                   REQUIREMENTS       Environment & Development              MSc 1yr FT (2–3yrs PT UK only)             ●
                                                                                             www.ed.ac.uk/biology                                                                                                                                                                  Particle & Nuclear Physics                 MSc 1yr FT                                 ◆
Surgery                                            MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK    ◆                                                                                 (SEE PAGE 12)   Environment, Culture & Society         MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only)               ●     Theoretical Physics                        MSc 1yr FT                                 ◆
                                                   only)                                     Animal Breeding & Genetics                 MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only), PgDip          ◆     Environmental Protection &             MSc 1yr FT (2–3yrs PT UK only)             ●
              Surgical Sciences                   MSc 3yrs PT                           ◆                                              9mths FT                                           Management
               Transfusion, Transplantation       MSc 3yrs PT                           ▼   Biochemistry                               MSc 1yr FT, PgDip 9mths FT                   ◆     Environmental Sustainability           MSc 1yr FT (2–3yrs PT UK only)             ●
      & Tissue Banking                                                                       Biodiversity & Taxonomy of Plants          MSc 1yr FT, PgDip 9mths FT                   ◆     Food Security                          MSc 1yr FT (2–3yrs PT UK only)             ●
                Trauma & Orthopaedics             ChM 2yrs PT                           ◆   Bioinformatics                             MSc 1yr FT, PgDip 9mths FT                   ◆
                                                                                                                                                                                           Geoenergy                              MSc 1yr FT (2–3yrs PT UK only)             ●
                                                                                             Biotechnology                              MSc 1yr FT, PgDip 9mths FT                   ◆
                                                                                                                                                                                           Geographical Information Science/      MSc 1yr FT (2–3yrs PT UK only)
                 Urology                          ChM 2yrs PT                           ◆                                                                                                                                                                                   ●
                                                                                             Cell Biology                               MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK           ◆     GIS & Archaeology
                  Vascular & Endovascular Surgery ChM 2–4yrs PT                         ◆
                                                                                                                                        only)                                              GeoSciences (Individual Project)       MSc/MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs           ▼
                                                                                             Drug Discovery & Translational Biology     MSc 1yr FT, PgDip 9mths FT                   ◆                                            PT UK only)
                                                                                             Evolutionary Biology                       MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK           ◆                                            PgCert 9mths-1yr FT (2yrs PT)
                                                                                                                                                                                               Global Environment Challenges                                                ●
                                                                                                                                        only)
                                                                                                                                                                                           Human Geography                        MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK         ●
                                                                                             Evolutionary Genetics                      MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only), PgDip          ◆
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  only)
                                                                                                                                        9mths FT
                                                                                                                                                                                           Marine Systems & Policies              MSc 1yr FT (2-3yrs PT UK only)             ●
                                                                                             Human Complex Trait Genetics               MSc 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK only), PgDip          ◆
                                                                                                                                        9mths FT                                           Palaeontology & Geobiology             MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK         ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  only)
                                                                                             Immunology & Infection Research            MSc by Research 1yr FT (2yrs PT UK           ◆
                                                                                                                                        only)                                              Soils & Sustainability                 MSc 1yr FT (2–3yrs PT UK only)             ●

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