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Course summary

The MSc by Research can be taken one year full-time or two years part-time. This pure research degree consists of a sustained piece of research culminating in either a dissertation of 30,000 words or a portfolio of smaller projects. Application You are encouraged to contact a potential supervisor to discuss your research project before making a formal application. You may start your studies with us either on the 1st October or the 10th January of a year.


See the University of Edinburgh website for detailed programme information.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on the University of Edinburgh website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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