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Fees, Scholarships and Funding


Students will be charged according to the Postgraduate taught tuition fee rates set by the University. Please see the postgraduate fee rate on the link below.

University of Edinburgh postgraduate taught tuition fee rates


Higgs Scholarships

Six Higgs Scholarships will be awarded to students on the MSc in Mathematical Physics, MSc in Theoretical Physics and MSc in Particle and Nuclear Physics for academic year 2022-23. Each scholarship has a value of £10,000. The value of the award will be deducted from tuition fees.

Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit to students of any nationality. Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, a UK first-class honours degree or its overseas equivalent. The closing date for scholarship applications is 1st June 2022.

The application process for Higgs Scholarships for academic year 2022/23 has closed.

Apply for Higgs Scholarship

GREAT Scholarships

The GREAT Scholarships programme offers financial support of £10,000 to students pursuing one year postgraduate study in the UK. Nationals of selected countries are eligible for the following programmes : MSc Theoretical Physics, MSc Particle and Nuclear Physics.

GREAT Scholarships 2022

Postgraduate loans

Postgraduate loans are available to UK and EU students. These can be used towards tuition fees and (in some cases) living expenses. For details, see the link below.

Postgraduate loans (UK)

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