Study options

Studying at the University of St Andrews is a unique experience. Before beginning a degree or programme at the University, you can read about the different degree routes, programmes, Faculties and Schools.  

Find out about study options for undergraduates, including the variety of entry points and our flexible degree structure.

The University offers a range of taught and research postgraduate programmes, as well as international collaborative courses.

Find out more about part-time study, distance learning, and flexible entry routes for those with non-standard qualifications.

Students at St Andrews belong to one of the University's four Faculties, which are the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Divinity, the Faculty of Medicine, and the Faculty of Science.

If you already know which subject you are interested in studying, you may find it useful to take a look at the website for that academic School. You can find information about modules, professors and assessment on each School's website.

St Andrews offers opportunities for students to spend a semester or year abroad, and for students from other institutions around the world to study at St Andrews.