College of Humanities and Social Science  
The University of Edinburgh Humanities and Social Science

Postgraduate Study

Current Postgraduate Students

The University web site has helpful pages on a variety of topics. The list below provides links to some of the more useful web pages for current PG students.

Academic Support
Non-Academic Support (including visa extensions)
Regulations and Procedures

arranged alphabetically by topic

Academic Support

Researcher Development
Research staff and research managers can access updated and expanded information on our range of training courses, resources and career development support. The team have also broadened guidance and advice on working at the University, with sections targeted at both new and existing researchers.

Chartered Teacher Programme
Qualify with a Master of Teaching postgraduate degree from the University of Edinburgh, and achieve Chartered Teacher status in 3 years.

"English as a Foreign Language" courses.
We run high quality English Language courses for overseas students, designed and written by specialists.

Transferable Skills Training for Research Students
The acquisition and development of personal transferable, employment-related and generic research skills is an important part of postgraduate research training. Students at the University of Edinburgh have access to a wide range of high quality skills training courses and other resources.

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Non-Academic Support

Visa Extension Advice
Visa regulations have changed – check here for up-to-date information.

Careers Service
A range of information from advice available and services provided to careers events and job vacancies.

Centre for Sport and Exercise
For fun, fitness or both, this website shows what the University has to offer.

Disability Office
We warmly encourage enquiries from disabled applicants and student, and this website gives a general guide to facilities for disabled students.

Edinburgh University Student's Association (EUSA)
EUSA is your association — find out more about their many services aimed specifically at students and their needs.

Funding and Scholarships
The University offers many scholarships, endowments and bursaries. Find out what is available, when to apply, and details of the eligibility criteria.

When all your hard work is done this page tells you when the graduation ceremonies are scheduled.

Information about Library opening hours and the services provided.

Registry provides a high-quality service for registrations, student support and fees, examinations and graduations, data management and other student administration matters.

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Regulations and Procedures

Regulations Information for Students
Guidance on many aspects of University regulations, committees and administration, including:

Formal Use of E-Mail
Explanation of the University's policy on the use of University email accounts to communicate with students.

Fitness to Practice
The University's procedures for ensuring that students on professional degree programmes are fit to practice while undertaking this training.

Comprehensive list of forms, including those required for:

  • Appointing, and obtaining reports from, examiners
  • Giving notice of your intention to submit a PhD or MPhil thesis
  • Progress reports on research students

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