University > Study at St Andrews > Postgraduate > How to apply
The University of St Andrews has different application routes for postgraduate students depending on the course you are applying for.
Applicants for MSc, MLitt, MRes, Conversion Diploma, and Postgraduate Certificate programmes should apply online using the applications and guidance for taught programmes.
Applicants for MPhil, PhD, MSc(Res), MSt(Res), EngD, MFA and MRes Medicine programmes should apply online using the applications and guidance for research programmes.
After you apply
To find out how we offer places or when you are likely to receive a response to your application, take a look at our After you apply page.