Taught MSc handbook 2017/18

Taught MSc course guide and information for session 2017/18.


Welcome to the Taught MSc handbook. Prospective students may wish to jump straight into the information on specialist areas and courses. Incoming students will select courses after arriving in Edinburgh and meeting your Personal Tutor.

In addition to the information below, you are expected to be familiar with the University's regulations, in particular:

Welcome to Edinburgh!

Welcome week information for MSc taught students.

Useful information

Getting started with your MSc plus other useful information.

Programme guide

Specialist areas, changing and registering courses, lecture and examination timetables and past exam papers.


Information on examination & progression to dissertation.

Student support

Student reps, facilities, tier 4, disability support and feedback.

Taught MSc contacts

Contact information for Taught MSc students.

Design Informatics

More information about the Design Informatics programme.