Taught MSc Handbook 2022/23

The MSc Handbook for the 2022/23 academic year.

Welcome week induction, course information, assessment, support and contacts.

Welcome to the Taught MSc student handbook.

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

Support for students whose first language is not English is here: free English language support available to you.

Welcome to Edinburgh

Welcome week information for MSc taught students.


Information on examination & progression to dissertation.

Project Information

About the Summer dissertation project

Degree programmes and courses

Course requirements and advice on selecting optional courses, by degree programme.

Course registration and change

Information on course registration for Taught MSc students.

Course times and structure

When and where your lectures will be, credit values, and what to expect from courses


A list of useful resources for MSc students.

Taught MSc contacts

Contact information for Taught MSc students.