Graduation ceremonies

Graduation takes place in St Andrews twice a year: in June and in December.

All graduation ceremonies are held in the Younger Hall, on North Street. 

Find out what to expect as a guest at a St Andrews graduation ceremony


December 2018 graduation ceremonies

The ceremony that a student graduates in depends upon the degree subjects they have been studying. Please note that postgraduate students within the same school will graduate alongside the undergraduate students.

Thursday 6 December at 10.30am

  • School of Biology
  • School of Chemistry
  • School of Computer Science
  • School of Mathematics and Statistics
  • School of Medicine

Thursday 6 December at 2pm

  • School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • School of Economics and Finance
  • School of Geography and Sustainable Development
  • School of Physics and Astronomy
  • School of Psychology and Neuroscience
  • BSc (General) 

Friday 7 December at 10.30am

  • School of Art History
  • School of Classics
  • School of Divinity
  • School of History
  • School of International Relations
  • School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies

Friday 7 December at 2pm

  • English Language Teaching
  • School of English
  • School of Management
  • School of Modern Languages
  • MA (General) 

June 2019 graduation ceremonies

The ceremony that a student graduates in depends upon the degree subjects they have been studying. A list of degrees which will be conferred during each ceremony can be found below. Please note that postgraduate students within the same school will graduate alongside the undergraduate students, and all BA (International Honours) students will graduate on Tuesday afternoon.

Monday 24 June 2019 at 2pm

  • Astrophysics
  • Film Studies
  • Film Studies and French
  • Film Studies and International Relations
  • Film Studies and Modern History
  • Film Studies and Psychology
  • Film Studies and Psychology (with British Psychological Society recognition)
  • Film Studies and Social Anthropology
  • Film Studies and Theological Studies
  • Logic & Philosophy of Science and Statistics
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy and Psychology (with British Psychological Society recognition)
    Philosophy and Social Anthropology
  • Philosophy and Spanish with Integrated Year Abroad
  • Physics
  • Social Anthropology
  • Social Anthropology and Spanish
  • Theoretical Physics
  • MA (General)
  • BSc (General)

Tuesday 25 June 2019 at 10.30am

  • Biblical Studies and French
  • Biblical Studies and Medieval History
  • Divinity
  • English
  • English and Film Studies
  • English and French
  • English and German
  • English and Latin
  • English and Management
  • English and Medieval History
  • English and Modern History
  • English and Philosophy
  • English and Psychology
  • English and Psychology (with British Psychological Society recognition)
  • English and Social Anthropology
  • English and Spanish
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics and Philosophy
  • Mathematics and Physics
  • Mathematics and Psychology
  • Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
  • Mathematics with Russian with Integrated Year Abroad
  • Pure Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Theological Studies
  • Theology

Tuesday 25 June 2019 at 2pm

  • BA (International Honours)
  • International Relations
  • International Relations and Management
  • International Relations and Medieval History
  • International Relations and Middle East Studies
  • International Relations and Modern History
  • International Relations and Persian
  • International Relations and Philosophy
  • International Relations and Psychology
  • International Relations and Russian
  • International Relations and Social Anthropology
  • International Relations and Spanish

Wednesday 26 June 2019 at 10.30am

  • Behavioural Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Biology and Economics
  • Biology and Geography
  • Biology and Geology
  • Biology and Mathematics
  • Biology and Psychology (with British Psychological Society recognition)
  • Biology and Statistics
  • Biology with French
  • Biomolecular Science
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry and Geology
  • Chemistry and Mathematics
  • Chemistry and Physics
  • Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry
  • Ecology & Conservation
  • Marine Biology
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Zoology

Wednesday 26 June 2019 at 2pm

  • Computer Science
  • Computer Science and Management
  • Computer Science and Mathematics
  • Computer Science and Philosophy
  • Computer Science and Physics
  • Earth Sciences
  • Environmental Earth Sciences
  • Geography
  • Geography and International Relations
  • Geography and Management
  • Geography and Modern History
  • Geography and Social Anthropology
  • Geography and Spanish
  • Geography and Sustainable Development
  • Geology
  • Sustainable Development

Thursday 27 June 2019 at 10.30am

  • Art History
  • Art History and Biblical Studies
  • Art History and Classical Studies
  • Art History and Comparative Literature
  • Art History and English
  • Art History and Film Studies
  • Art History and French
  • Art History and International Relations
  • Art History and Management
  • Art History and Medieval History
  • Art History and Modern History
  • Art History and Philosophy
  • Art History and Russian
  • Art History and Social Anthropology
  • Art History and Spanish
  • History
  • Medieval History
  • Medieval History & Archaeology
  • Medieval History and Middle East Studies
  • Medieval History and Social Anthropology
  • Middle East Studies and Social Anthropology
  • Modern History
  • Modern History and Philosophy
  • Modern History and Russian
  • Modern History and Theological Studies
  • Scottish History

Thursday 27 June 2019 at 2pm

  • Ancient History
  • Ancient History & Archaeology and Social Anthropology
  • Ancient History and Archaeology
  • Ancient History and Economics
  • Ancient History and Greek
  • Ancient History and Latin
  • Ancient History and Medieval History
  • Ancient History and Philosophy
  • Arabic and Classics
  • Arabic and Comparative Literature
  • Arabic and Economics
  • Arabic and French AND Integrated Year Abroad
  • Arabic and German and Russian
  • Arabic and International Relations
  • Arabic and Italian
  • Arabic and Middle East Studies
  • Arabic and Persian
  • Arabic and Persian and Russian
  • Arabic and Russian
  • Arabic and Russian AND Integrated Year Abroad
  • Arabic and Spanish
  • Classical Studies
  • Classical Studies and English
  • Classical Studies and Film Studies
  • Classical Studies and Latin
  • Classical Studies and Social Anthropology
  • Classics
  • Comparative Literature and English
  • Comparative Literature and Film Studies
  • Comparative Literature and French
  • Comparative Literature and German and Spanish
  • Comparative Literature and International Relations
  • Comparative Literature and Management
  • Comparative Literature and Modern History
  • Comparative Literature and Philosophy
  • Comparative Literature and Social Anthropology
  • Comparative Literature and Spanish
  • French
  • French and German
  • French and German and Spanish
  • French and International Relations
  • French and Italian
  • French and Latin
  • French and Management
  • French and Medieval History
  • French and Modern History
  • French and Russian
  • French and Spanish
  • German
  • German and International Relations
  • German and Management with Integrated Year Abroad
  • German and Modern History
  • German and Philosophy
  • German and Russian
  • German and Russian and Spanish
  • German and Social Anthropology
  • German and Spanish and Integrated Year Abroad
  • Italian and Latin
  • Italian and Management
  • Latin
  • Latin and Medieval History
  • Latin and Philosophy
  • Modern Languages (Arabic and French) and International Relations
  • Modern Languages (Arabic and French) and Latin
  • Modern Languages (French and German) and Management
  • Modern Languages (French and Spanish) and English
  • Modern Languages (French and Spanish) and International Relations
  • Persian and Philosophy
  • Persian and Social Anthropology
  • Persian and Spanish
  • Russian
  • Russian and Spanish
  • Spanish

Friday 28 June 2019 at 10.30am

  • Management
  • Management and Middle East Studies
  • Management and Modern History
  • Management and Psychology
  • Management and Spanish
  • Management Science
  • Medicine

Friday 28 June 2019 at 2pm

  • Applied Economics
  • Economics
  • Economics and English
  • Economics and Geography
  • Economics and German
  • Economics and International Relations
  • Economics and Management
  • Economics and Mathematics
  • Economics and Middle East Studies
  • Economics and Modern History
  • Economics and Philosophy
  • Economics and Psychology
  • Economics and Spanish
  • Economics and Sustainable Development
  • Economics with German
  • Economics with Russian
  • Financial Economics
  • Neuroscience
  • Psychology
  • Psychology and Social Anthropology

If you are studying a joint Honours degree and cannot find your subject on the list, or you are unclear of the day you will be graduating, please email graduation@st-andrews.ac.uk for confirmation of the date and time of your ceremony.