Masters degrees at St Andrews

Discover your future – study for a Masters degree at St Andrews.

Having a Masters degree sets you apart from the crowd and can help you prepare for the next steps in your career – be that in industry or academia. At St Andrews we have more than 100 taught postgraduate (Masters) degrees, all of which will take your education to the next level.

  • World-class University
  • More than 100 programmes on offer
  • Taught by experts in each field
  • Enhance your skills and employability
  • Study in a close-knit, supportive community
  • Learn with like-minded and talented people from more than 140 countries
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Gain expert knowledge

Enhance your career prospects, explore your passion or prepare for doctoral study.

Challenge and be challenged

Our teaching provides an exciting and motivating learning environment where you can expand your knowledge and challenge the status quo.

Learn from experts in your field

Our academic staff are at the forefront of their study, with the latest research and knowledge imbedded in our teaching.

Develop your intellectual curiosity

Explore your subject to a greater depth and develop passions that will lead to a lifetime of curiosity and desire to learn.

Embrace a range of teaching

Our programmes all teach in different ways and can include lectures, discussion groups and assignments, as well as work in the lab, library or in the field.

Learn in a supportive and interactive environment

Our programmes are designed for you to make the most of your time on the programme, with the support you need to fully realise your potential.

Benefit from the University’s global network

Build your network and prepare for your next steps with expert advice.

Be recognised

Study at a University that is known both nationally and internationally for the quality of its graduates.

“I wanted to learn and work in this environment, to be trained by the best in my field while having the independence to drive my research forward.”

Januka, Biology
Middlesex, England

“The small class sizes mean you are able to get to know your peers and foster a real sense of community. There are plenty of opportunities to further your academic development.”

Samantha, International Relations
Aberdeenshire, Scotland

“I chose to study at St Andrews because of its distinguished reputation and to immerse myself in a diverse learning environment with students from around the world.”

Taran, Management
Alberta, Canada

“There are lots of module choices provided – you learn the aspects that you like. There are also many activities in the School, for example lectures and talks.”

Yue, Mathematics
Shanghai, China