Fees and Scholarships
Full fees information, including part time fees, is available here.
Information on how to pay is available here.
While the process of securing funding for taught postgraduate studies is always very competitive, there are various opportunities available for applicants to this programme.
A key resource to assist you are the University's Scholarships and Student Funding Services. You might also find the Scholarship Finder useful.
Edinburgh4Learning offers an intuitive and easy to use funding information tool which allows students to search using a series of handy drop-down lists. Students can access the Edinburgh4Learning portal direct from the Scholarships and Student Funding Services website. Registration requires a valid university of Edinburgh e-mail address and in a matter of moments students can access numerous funding opportunities to help them during their studies.
Other schemes that prospective students might find useful are:
- SAAS Postgraduate Loans provide tuition fee loans for eligible Scotland domiciled and EU students, and also loans to help with living costs for eligible Scotland domiciled students.
- The Edinburgh Global Master's Scholarships offers partial fee payment for up to 40 overseas students for postgraduate study. These scholarships will be awarded to overseas students who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a Master's programme at the University of Edinburgh.
- The Chevening Scholarship Scheme, funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, provides funding for international students to pursue 12 month masters at UK universities
- US, Canadian and Danish Student Loan: the University of Edinburgh is eligible to certify loan applications for the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP).
- The fully funded DfID Shared Scholarships for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries.
- The Open Society Foundations/University of Edinburgh Scholarships is open to applicants from selected countries.
- Fully funded Scholarships for citizens of African countries to study for postgraduate degrees at the University of Edinburgh.
- The Julius Nyerere Scholarship will fully fund two Tanzanian citizens per annum to study for any MSc at the University of Edinburgh.
- The British Council provides useful guidance including information on funding opportunities for overseas students.
NOTE University of Edinburgh graduates receive a 10% discount in postgraduate tuition fees. The Graduate Discount scheme applies to both home and overseas students.