Applying for a PhD studentship

Applying for a PhD studentship

In the first instance interested students who expect to receive at least a 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent should contact potential supervisors directly to discuss possible projects.  Most departments will organise formal interviews rounds in early January each year with closing dates for applications in the previous January
More information about application procedures for PhD studentships is given here

Postgraduate Open Days

The University of Edinburgh organises a series of Open Days through the year, with the main Postgraduate Open Day being held in November each year.  This event gives prospective students the opportunity to discover more about studying in Edinburgh, including
  • how to apply for masters or PhD study
  • further details about your desired area of study or research
  • a visit to your choice of school
  • meeting with staff and current students 
  • our range of student support services, including scholarships and student finance and careers
  • a tour of our facilities
To register for the please go to the Open Day website.

Funding postgraduate study

Details about funding sources for postgraduate study are on the University of Edinburgh website

Links to other useful information


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