Chemistry Masters Programmes at the University of Edinburgh. Scholarships available, apply now

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Watch our MSc Student Experience video to explore what it is like to study Chemistry in Edinburgh. The capital of Scotland, Edinburgh is frequently voted the best city in the UK and one of the top cities in the world to live and study in. The University of Edinburgh was ranked 15th in the latest QS World University Rankings 2022.

These exciting 12-month postgraduate Masters degrees consist of taught, advanced level, lecture courses and also provide an opportunity to conduct high-level research within one of the world class research groups in the School of Chemistry.

We have a range of scholarships available on our website.

The Tercentenary International Masters Scholarship

The Tercentenary International Masters Scholarship  helps outstanding postgraduate taught masters students from outside the United Kingdom to study in the School of Chemistry by providing for some of the costs of your training.


The scholarship will cover your full tuition fees (2022/23 International/EU tuition fees £33,500) and will be tenable for one academic session. This award cannot be held concurrently with fully-funded scholarships. It can, however, be combined with other partial funding.

Our high level research, teaching and facilities attracts ambitious and talented students, who want to make a difference to current and future global issues. We will also help you develop your transferable, communication and leadership skills to help you reach your true potential.


The scholarship is offered to applicants starting a full-time MSc programme in the School of Chemistry in September 2022 on the:

  • MSc Analytical Chemistry
  • MSc Materials Chemistry
  • MSc Medicinal & Biological Chemistry

Applicants to the MSc Research programme will not be considered for this award.

Other funding opportunities

There are a number of other funding opportunities available to Taught Masters students. Please check the link below for details of what opportunities are available and deadlines for application.

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Available degrees

Key features

  • Courses on our programmes taught by world class experts
  • Supported by extensive personal tutorial system
  • Attractive scholarships available for eligible students
  • A large and diverse chemistry community with over 50 academic staff with international reputations in their research fields
  • Extensive training in practical chemistry, analytical techniques, presentation skills, scientific writing and team working
  • Study in Edinburgh, which is regularly voted as the best city to live in the UK
  • Internationally diverse cohort from all over the world
  • The School of Chemistry is committed to equality and diversity for all our students and staff
  • Worldwide alumni network of the School of Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh

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Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International students.

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