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Postgraduate Programmes at St Andrews

As a Masters student or a doctoral student at the University of St Andrews you will be part of a growing, vibrant, and intellectually stimulating postgraduate community.

The University offers a broad range of postgraduate degrees with more than 1,700 postgraduate studying in our four Faculties of Arts, Divinity, Medicine, and Science. Find your postgraduate programme:

The Graduate School for Interdisciplinary Studies

The Graduate School for Interdisciplinary Studies is a new initiative to foster interdisciplinary postgraduate education and scholarship.

The Graduate School offers four Masters degree programmes:

The Graduate School’s interdisciplinary programmes and community provide postgraduates with a stimulating environment in which you can:

  • learn across subject boundaries and expand your knowledge base, allowing you to maximise the intellectual and professional value of your time at St Andrews
  • develop and apply practical skills relevant to academic and professional contexts and enhancing your employability
  • explore a topic in depth and demonstrate your ability to plan and manage academically rigorous research
  • benefit from being part of a vibrant and welcoming postgraduate community and a Graduate School that is wholly focussed on understanding and meeting the needs of Masters students

Learn more about the Graduate School for Interdisciplinary Studies.

Doctoral Training Partnerships and Centres for Doctoral Training

As a partner institution in a number of Doctoral Training Partnerships and Centres for Doctoral Training the University is able to offer full- and part-funded Research Council doctoral studentships to suitably qualified applicants from the UK and EU.

Learn more about Doctoral Training Partnerships and Centres for Doctoral Training.

Advice for International Applicants

International applicants who want to know more about UK Masters degree programmes may wish to consult the UK Funding Councils' Steps to Postgraduate Study. The UK Quality Assurance Agency publication The UK Doctorate: A Guide for Current and Prospective Candidates answers key questions that applicants may have about UK doctoral degrees.

St Leonard’s Doctoral and Postgraduate College

The Bute Building, Queen’s Terrace
St Andrews
KY16 9TS
+44 (0)1334 462 032