The University of Edinburgh

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    11,000

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The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1583, is the sixth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's ancient universities. The university is deeply embedded in the fabric of the city, with many of the buildings in the historic Old Town belonging to the university.

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MSc Accounting and Finance
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Duration: 12 Months
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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.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £26,350
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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Application Fee: £50.00

MSc Acoustics & Music Technology
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Duration: 12 Months
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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.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £17,400
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MSc Advanced Design Informatics
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Duration: 21 Months
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Design informatics focuses on designing with data. This new course is run in conjunction with Edinburgh College of Art through the newly formed Centre for Design Informatics. On this programme you will learn how to build computational systems as well as the principles of design thinking and making. Through case studies of real-life products you will apply your knowledge in a practical way, developing an understanding of what it takes to create, design and take a product to market.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £17,400
Duration: 21 Months Start Month: September
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MSc Advanced Sustainable Design
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Duration: 12 Months
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This programme examines theories and contexts around sustainability in the built environment and is supplemented with a series of short projects to understand the possibilities in applying theory to design.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £17,400
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MSc Advancing Nursing Practice
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Duration: 12 Months
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The field of nursing is ever changing and increasingly challenging. This programme will equip you with the skills for self-development to become leaders and competent decision-makers, professional nurses who understand the primacy of care, the promotion of health and the imperative of evidence to underpin best practice and how this is acquired.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £17,400
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MSc Africa and International Development
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Duration: 12 Months
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The MSc programme in Africa and International Development offers a unique combination of regional expertise with a focus on the theory and practice of international development. The Centre of African Studies at the University of Edinburgh is one of Europe’s premier hubs for research and teaching on sub-Sahara Africa and we equip our students with the analytical and practical tools needed to engage with the challenges faced by international development today.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £17,400
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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Application Fee: £50.00

MSc African Studies
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Duration: 12 Months
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The M.Sc. in African Studies is an established and highly-regarded degree programme that offers an intensive introduction to the study of Africa. The restructured programme now offers a framework for the study of Africa that is sufficiently flexible to enable students to develop their own interests with a view to the job market and/or future research. The M.Sc. in African Studies is for all students who have a strong interest in the African continent and would like to learn more. Some students on the programme may have some prior knowledge of African issues, or work or life experience in Africa; others pursue this degree as a means of building this knowledge and experience. The course is intended for all those with an enthusiasm for Africa-related issues, ideas, and areas of research.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £17,400
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MSc American History
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Duration: 12 Months
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This MSc provides an introduction to advanced study in American history both to students who plan to embark on doctoral work and to students who simply want to spend a year pursuing intellectual interests developed as undergraduates. The programme is distinctive in its breadth and diversity, both chronological and thematic. It draws on the wide range of American historical expertise available in the School. You'll enrich your skills in independent research and gain an in-depth understanding of the key topics and historiographical debates of this young nation’s dynamic past, from the American Revolution to the Cold War.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £17,400
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MSc Ancient Philosophy
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Duration: 12 Months
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This programme introduces the main fields, topics and research methods in ancient philosophy. It is appropriate for applicants who have previously studied philosophy and classics, or have backgrounds in history, political theory, science and literature. The programme is appropriate for applicants who have previously studied philosophy and classics, as well as those with backgrounds in history, political theory, science and literature. The degree provides a necessary preparation for further postgraduate research towards a doctoral degree or an academic background to a professional career outside academia.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £19,000
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MSc Animal Biosciences
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Duration: 12 Months
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Our programme gives graduates the scientific knowledge and practical skills to carry out research in the emerging area of animal science and ‘One Health’, by providing foundation knowledge about the functioning of the animal body. We explore applications of basic animal sciences to veterinary and human medicine, the livestock industry and food security. The programme is held in the world-famous Roslin Institute, which is housed in a state-of-the-art research building on the Easter Bush campus, adjacent to the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies. As a member of staff at the Institute, you will benefit from our world-class reputation for research in a vibrant, successful academic community.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £20,700
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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    Introduction:The Deanery of Biomedical Sciences will offer three Masters scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic session.Each scholarship will have a value of £2,000 and will be tenable for one academ...

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  • School of History, Classics and Archaeology Masters Scholarships

    Introduction:The School is pleased to invite applications from outstanding candidates for its Masters Scholarships (taught or research) for 2017-2018 entry.The Edinburgh Scholarships and the Gray Scho...

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  • The Kenneth Denbigh Scholarship

    Introduction:Scholarships are available for prospective students commencing the MSc in Advanced Chemical Engineering programme in 2017-2018. Each scholarship is worth £1,000 and is tenable for on...

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  • School of Engineering International Masters Scholarship

    Introduction:The School of Engineering will offer Masters scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic session.Each scholarship will have a value of £3,000 and will be tenable for one academic year.Open to...

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  • Chemistry Tercentenary International Masters Scholarships

    Introduction:The School of Chemistry will offer up to three scholarships for students starting a full-time MSc programme in the 2017-2018 academic session.The Tercentenary International Masters Schola...

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  • School of Biological Sciences Taught Postgraduate Bursaries

    Introduction:The School of Biological Sciences is offering bursaries for applicants studying eligible masters programmes in the 2017-2018 academic session.Each bursary will have a value of £10,000 and...

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  • MBA Merit Scholarships

    Introduction:The Business School will offer three MBA Merit Scholarships, each with a value of £5,000, to candidates who can demonstrate exceptional prior qualifications. This scholarship is available...

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  • MBA Leadership Scholarships

    Introduction:The Business School will offer five MBA Leadership Scholarships, each with a value of £10,000, to candidates who can demonstrate strong leadership experience or potential and have at leas...

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