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School of Engineering


University of Edinburgh

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School of Engineering

Engineering at the University of Edinburgh

Engineering is an exciting, hands-on subject that will inspire you to challenge the way things are done, to think creatively and develop solutions that will genuinely make a difference to the world.

Our School is a thriving, international community of staff and students addressing the world’s critical challenges across all disciplines of engineering.

Join us and you could contribute to the transition to a lower carbon future; making infrastructure and the environment safer; next-generation materials and processes; devices for medical diagnosis; data-driven innovation, robotics and AI systems.

Postgraduate taught programmes

Designed by leading researchers and educators, our MSc programmes will prepare you to work on important global challenges, whether at the cutting-edge of industry, or the frontiers of research.

By choosing to study at the University of Edinburgh’s School of Engineering, you will benefit from our multidisciplinary environment, with opportunities to engage with academics and researchers across our four disciplines and seven research institutes.

Find out more about our Engineering postgraduate taught programmes:

Join us for an online overview of our Masters programmes in Engineering. We have designed this session to give you an insight into the structure of our programmes and the robust support that we offer to our students. The host, Prof. David Laurenson, Director of Learning and Teaching, will be on hand to address your queries and share valuable insights.Don't miss this opportunity to find out what our Masters programmes can offer you!

Engineering at the University of Edinburgh

Why Edinburgh?

  • Choose from wide variety of specialist masters degrees across four engineering disciplines
  • The University of Edinburgh is consistently ranked one of the best 50 universities in the world. (22nd in the most recent QS World University Rankings 2024)
  • Edinburgh was named the 10th best student city in the world (QS Best Student Cities 2023)
  • School of Engineering ranked 1st in Scotland and 3rd in the UK for the quality and breadth of its combined engineering research, with 96% of our research activity ranked as world-leading and internationally excellent. (Research Excellence Framework 2021, joint submission between the University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University, according to Times Higher Education)

Apply now to join us in September 2023

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