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Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and seat of the Scottish parliament. Situated on a river estuary - the Firth of Forth - Edinburgh is famous for spectacular landmarks including the hill of Arthur's Seat as well as Castle Rock, upon which sits the historic Edinburgh Castle.
In the eighteenth-century, Edinburgh was known as the 'Athens of the North' as pioneering thinkers made ground-breaking developments in economic, scientific and philosophical theory. Many of them were associated with the city's ancient university. So, whilst studying a Masters in Edinburgh, you'll be part of a long tradition of scholars heading north for education and enlightenment!
Today Edinburgh is equally famous as a city of culture and has much to offer resident students.
The annual Edinburgh Festival and Edinburgh Fringe Festival are the world's largest arts, theatre and comedy events and in 2004 Edinburgh was recognised as the first UNESCO world city of literature.
Its famous authors include Robert Louis Stevenson, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Muriel Spark and Ian Rankin as well as Sir Walter Scott (whose monument stands in the city centre and has famously been described as looking like 'a gothic rocket ship' ' you'll have to make your own mind up!).
Whilst studying in Edinburgh you'll also have the enviable experience of living in the home of Britain's most famous New Year's celebration: Hogmonay, which features a street festival, concert and spectacular firework display against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle.
Edinburgh has always been renowned as a seat of learning. Its oldest university, The University of Edinburgh, was founded in 1583, making it one of Scotland's prestigious Ancient Universities. It is now one of the top 20 universities in the world and part of the UK's elite Russell Group.
There are three other universities in Edinburgh and around 37,000 resident students. In addition to the University of Edinburgh itself, the city is home to Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh Napier University and Queen Margaret University.
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This programme is a comprehensive and intensive investigation into key areas in accounting and finance. Designed for those with a quantitative background, it is both academically rigorous and closely in line with professional practice. Read more
Taking the science of musical sound as your focus, you’ll work in a cross-disciplinary environment, using theoretical and experimental work to explore the musical, technical and multimedia applications of acoustics and audio technology. Read more
Entry to the actuarial profession is by a demanding series of examinations, but the rewards after qualifying are great. The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries in the UK has four levels of examinations to qualify. Read more
This exciting 2-year MSc programme is designed to kick-start your career as an actuary, preparing you to take a leading role in managing risk in financial institutions worldwide. Read more
This one-year programme at the University of Edinburgh will immerse you in the most current developments in chemical engineering, through a combination of taught modules, workshops, an MSc research dissertation, and a number of supporting activities delivered by the key experts in the field. Read more
Veterinary medicine is a rapidly evolving discipline, comprising a wide range of specialist areas. Research in veterinary medicine is directly relevant to the improvement of health and welfare of domestic animal species and the protection of public health. Read more
Design Informatics combines Data Science with Design Thinking in a context of critical enquiry and speculation. We build a value-aware, reflective practice at the interface between data and society by combining theory and research with an open-ended process of making and hacking. Read more
This programme aims to develop the knowledge and skills of a Bachelor’s-level graduate Mechanical Engineering to Masters level through advanced teaching, design work and research. Read more
This programme is the postgraduate qualification for qualified social workers wishing to practise as mental health officers (MHOs). Read more
Our Structural Engineering course is aimed at graduates and practising engineers. It’s designed to help improve your knowledge of structural and foundation engineering. Read more
This programme helps you conceive, refine and explain sustainable strategies in the built environment. The programme is scenario based, delivered in a series of studio projects supplemented with workshops and seminars on aspects of sustainable design. Read more
This unique postgraduate programme is aimed at junior doctors currently undergoing, or about to undertake, specialty training in an infection discipline and is open to trainees in the UK and worldwide. This degree will also be attractive to those who have completed their training but wish to fulfil continuing medical education requirements or obtain a formal qualification from the University of Edinburgh.
Public Health is the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organised efforts of society. Whether you are already a working professional in this area or new to the subject, this programme will equip you with the skills to address contemporary public health problems. Attracting students from across the world, our programme has a distinct global flavour, providing you with opportunities to interact with peers from across the world to analyse public health issues from a variety of perspectives.
Apply now to The University of Edinburgh's online Masters, Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate in Data Science, Technology and Innovation. Short courses are also available via Postgraduate Professional Development.
The University of Edinburgh has been offering innovative online programmes to medical, veterinary and health-related professionals since 2005. Today we offer 49 online programmes to choose from and our portfolio is expanding all the time.
This unique postgraduate programme offers cutting edge translational neuroscience focused on stem cells, neurodegenerative diseases, regeneration and models.
Build your expertise in tissue regeneration and repair at The University of Edinburgh.
Our one-year Professional Diploma in Education (PGDE) courses are designed by teachers, for teachers, and allow you to qualify as a secondary school teacher in your specialist subject.
Like any Business School, we are committed to developing tomorrows business leaders. But what really drives us is helping you play to your strengths, add to them, and develop strong relationships that will open up the world to you.
At the School of GeoSciences, we examine the interactions between the Earth’s geology, atmosphere, oceans and life, as well as considering our own role and impact on our planet.
Our flexible online programme equips current and future wildlife professionals with the knowledge, skills and global networks to address modern challenges in conservation management and law enforcement.
As the modern inheritors of our 400-year-old reputation for excellence, our staff and students contribute to a vibrant academic community whose visions are shaping tomorrow's world. The School's strong interdisciplinary research profile makes us a fantastic destination for postgraduate study. All of our campus-based Taught Masters Programmes are offered either as a one-year, full time MSc degree, including a research dissertation or as a nine-month, full time diploma. The MSc degree involves two semesters of teaching followed by an individual research project while the diploma features two se
Our postgraduate programmes at Moray House School of Education span a vast range of disciplines, combining high-quality teaching with leading research in a global, stimulating and supportive environment. Our programmes will give you the skills, knowledge and confidence to enhance your career or to pursue further study.
These exciting 12-month postgraduate Masters degrees consist of taught, advanced level, lecture courses and also provide an opportunity to conduct high-level research within one of the world class groups in the School of Chemistry.
By pursuing a Master’s in Global Food Security at the University of Edinburgh, you will expand your knowledge of key areas of debate and scientific understanding.
The main aim of this Masters programme is for students to learn about the fundamental processes driving disease transmission, persistence and prevalence in livestock production environments, and the role of disease in the performance of livestock production.
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh is one of the great world centres for the study of the human past.
This part-time, online modular programme provides masters-level education for general dentists, with a particular emphasis on restorative dentistry.
Our flexible online learning programme equips current and future Food Safety professionals with the knowledge, skills and global networks to play a leading role in the prevention of foodborne disease.