Application for University of Edinburgh

By | 26th May 2017

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Application for University of Edinburgh

How to apply

All you need to know about applying for postgraduate study or research at Edinburgh.

Before you apply

Before you apply, you should check that you meet our entry requirements and you should have all your supporting documents ready.

How to start your application

Applications for our postgraduate programmes are made online.

Personal statement

You will need to submit a personal statement of around 500 words, outlining your academic history and relevant experience.

References

You will usually be asked to provide references in support of your application.

Certified translations

You will be asked to provide transcripts of your academic record to support your application.

Research proposals

A research proposal helps us assess both your suitability for a research degree and whether we can offer supervision.

After you apply

After you’ve applied you will be able to track the progress of your application then accept or decline any offers through our Applicant Hub.

Contacts for queries about postgraduate admissions and applications.

General enquiries

If you have a general enquiry about applying to the University, or an enquiry about several programmes in different Colleges, you should contact Student Recruitment and Admissions.

Student Recruitment and Admissions

Address

33 Buccleuch Place
Edinburgh
EH8 9JS

College admissions offices

If you have an enquiry about a particular subject area or programme, please contact the relevant College admissions team.

If you don’t know which College to contact, check our degree finder for details.

College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Postgraduate Office

  • The University of Edinburgh

Contact details

Address

The University Of Edinburgh
55-60 George Square
Edinburgh
EH8 9JU

Business School Postgraduate Admissions Office

  • The University of Edinburgh

Contact details

Address

The University of Edinburgh
29 Buccleuch Place
Edinburgh
EH8 9JS

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine Postgraduate Office

Address

The University of Edinburgh
The Chancellor’s Building
49 Little France Crescent
Edinburgh
EH16 4SB

College of Science and Engineering Postgraduate Office

  • The University of Edinburgh

Contact details

Address

The University of Edinburgh
The Weir Building
King’s Buildings
Edinburgh
EH9 3JY

Fees and funding

Fees and Student Support Team

  • Scholarships and Student Funding Services
  • The University of Edinburgh

Contact details

Address

Old College
South Bridge
Edinburgh
EH8 9YL

Scholarships and Financial Support Team

  • Scholarships and Student Funding Services
  • The University of Edinburgh

Contact details

Address

Old College
South Bridge
Edinburgh
EH8 9YL

Student support services

Edinburgh Global

Address

33 Buccleuch Place
Edinburgh
EH8 9JS

Accommodation Allocations

  • The University of Edinburgh

Contact details

Address

Pollock Halls
18 Holyrood Park Road
Edinburgh
EH16 5AY

Student Disability Service

Address

Third Floor
Library Building
55 George Square
Edinburgh
EH8 9LJ

Student Information Point

Address

Old College
South Bridge
Edinburgh
EH8 9YL

Finance

  • The University of Edinburgh

Contact details

Address

Charles Stewart House
9-16 Chambers Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1HT

Visitor Centre

  • Communications and Marketing

Contact details

Address

2 Charles Street
Edinburgh
EH8 9AD