International Study in Psychology at Edinburgh
Welcome to undergraduate and postgraduate international study in Psychology at Edinburgh.
This page is designed to help guide you to the best choices for studying at Edinburgh. If you have further questions, be it on courses, or options to visit for a semester, a year, or to study for a full degree, contact us for more information about undergraduate or postgraduate entry.
Benefits of study at Edinburgh
- A world class University with highly prized degrees.
- Award-winning and internationally recognized academic staff: Edinburgh is rated as one of the UK's best departments in both research and teaching.
- Our undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and our culture of generating and celebrating excellence.
Each year, these virtues attract a wide range of students to Edinburgh from around the world, driven to successfully complete our undergraduate and postgraduate study.
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We welcome applications for undergraduate study.
Which ever you choose, you will be supported by an active International Office.
You are relatively free to supplement the Psychology Undergraduate courses with courses in a wide range of other disciplines, either in other departments of our school, such as Linguistics & English Language or Philosophy, or from the full spectrum of the university: from art history to molecular biology!
Edinburgh has a long history or producing highly successful postgraduates.
Whether you are looking to complete a Masters Degree, or a PhD, you have our full suite of programs open to you.
After browsing the different courses available, if you are considering Edinburgh for your studies, we would encourage you to make contact with a staff member in the field that most interests you: this will give you a personal contact in exploring the possibilities at Edinburgh.
The department has four particular strengths:
You should feel free to contact one or more staff in these programmes to help explore and guide you to Edinburgh.
In addition to great study options outlined above, Edinburgh itself is rated as the UKs #1 city for work and living. It is the capital of Scotland, a United Nations World Heritage Site, and hosts the world's biggest arts festival.
Because our courses are in high demand, as an international student you will have the benefit of working with talented, and well-motivated classmates.
All of our courses are designed to support not just leading-edge content, but also your personal development of analytical and practical skills. We achieve this through small-group tutorials, small-group practical group projects, and practice in prudent reasoning about complex issues.
If you are accepted at Edinburgh, we have several sources of funds for postgraduate research. These are competitive and the range and changes in funding mean that you are best to talk to your prospective supervisor about applying for support. There is a range of Scholarships and Student Funding information available to you.
We look forward to answering your questions, and to welcoming you to Edinburgh!