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School of Social and Political Science: Graduate school


Online Learning Programmes


Online Learning Programmes at the School of Social and Political Science offer students a suite of innovative online programmes that offer a flexible approach to learning, giving students the opportunity to study in their own time and convenience to fit around busy work and life styles. 

Students benefit from online video lectures taught by world-renowned experts in a variety of disciplines who draw on the latest cutting edge methods and debates in this field. Video lectures, interactive online activities and readings of key texts structure learning and skill-building combine to make this and exciting teaching and learning experience.  

  • Online lectures taught by world renowned academic experts in their field 
  • Flexible to allow you to study around work and family commitments
  • Huge savings on living and travel expenses
  • Professional networking with fellow students
  • Facilitates synergy between academic studies and professional practice
Distance Learning
Postgraduate Open Day

Help shape the future of postgraduate programmes at Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Futures Institute is seeking feedback to help develop its portfolio of highly flexible, interdisciplinary, data focused and project-led taught postgraduate programmes.

We invite you to share your thoughts on a set of proposed programmes to help make them as exciting and relevant as possible. Each survey takes around 10 minutes to complete and your responses will remain strictly confidential. Click here for more information.