Research course


University of Edinburgh · The Moray House of School of Education

Entry requirements

A UK undergraduate degree, or its international equivalent, in a related subject.

We may also consider your application if you have other qualifications or experience; please contact us to check before you apply.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

We offer the largest concentration of researchers in education in a Scottish university and our research covers all aspects of education and learning – from pre-school to higher and lifelong learning – plus sport and related fields.

Moray House School of Education staff are able to provide supervision on a wide range of topics within the fields of education, recreation management, sociology of sport, sports science and counselling. Many opportunities exist for interdisciplinary research.

Research clusters

Visit our website for more information on each of our research clusters:

Information for international students

To find out about the support offered to International Students at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit:

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
72 months


part time
48 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Graduate School Administrator
+44 (0)131 650 6678