University Of Edinburgh Postgraduate

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University Of Edinburgh Postgraduate

University Of Edinburgh Postgraduate

Postgraduate online distance learning

Fully flexible part-time degrees, perfect for working professionals.


Balance postgraduate study with your work and personal commitments, without ever needing to visit the University campus. We offer degrees at Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and Masters level. The minimum period of study is 12 months for a Certificate, 24 months for a Diploma and 36 months for a Masters degree.

Some programmes also offer shorter online courses, lasting around 5-10 weeks, which may fulfil your continuing professional development or continuing medical education requirements.

Read more here about the variety of online learning study options open to our students.

Visit the programme websites below to read more about each degree before making your application.

Online degrees for scientists, medical or veterinary practitioners:

Online degrees for medical practitioners only:

Online degrees for dental practitioners only:

Online degrees for veterinary practitioners only:

Future degree programmes

We are always expanding our portfolio of postgraduate programmes. The list below details any new programmes that may be in progress (all subject to final approval).