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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

Twelve Higgs Scholarships will be awarded to selected students on the MSc in Mathematical Physics, MSc in Theoretical Physics, MSc in Particle and Nuclear Physics, and MSc in Astrobiology and Planetary Sciences for academic year 2023-24. Each scholarship has a value of £10,000. The value of the award will be deducted from tuition fees.

Scholarships will be awarded to students of any nationality on the basis of academic merit and/or financial need, especially where the award of a Scholarship will be key for enabling a student to take up the offer of a place on our MSc programme.

The closing date for Higgs Scholarship applications is 15th June 2023.

Apply for Higgs Scholarship for 2023/24

GREAT Scholarships

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

GREAT Scholarships 2023

Postgraduate loans

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

Postgraduate loans (UK)

More information on scholarships