Choose from over 120 different programmes across a variety of subjects, enhance your academic skills and progress towards achieving your future goals.
“St Andrews has a close-knit postgraduate community which encourages personal development. Research excellence is supported by the internationally renowned academics that are employed at the University.” - James, PhD Scottish History, Worcester, UK.
Learn from leading academics
Students at St Andrews have access to some of the world’s best professors and lecturers and a degree from the University of St Andrews is sought after by employers around the world.
St Andrews brings together researchers from across the globe to explore and challenge the world around us.
More than 88% of research carried out by the University of St Andrews is world-leading or internationally excellent, Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021).
In addition to award-winning teaching and research, the University of St Andrews has an array of facilities which result in high levels of student satisfaction and a world class reputation.
"I chose St Andrews for the strength of the programme. Film Studies is small and research-focused; each professor’s research really influences their teaching. The size has also allowed me to take on more responsibilities and gave more opportunities than I would have had elsewhere. The connections I have made will be valuable going forward.” - Sarah, MLitt Film Studies, Colorado, USA
The St Andrews Experience
St Andrews, nestled on the east coast of Scotland, is a unique place to study and live. Not only does the University have a world-class reputation, it also offers a diverse range of social activities, including over 180 student societies and 50 sports clubs.
The Town and University are one – St Andrews is a fantastic combination of an international community, history, culture, and stunning landscape. There is a strong sense of community and belonging that will make you feel part of more than just a university.
A close and supportive community – The University offers support to ensure that, on both an academic and a personal level, your experience as a student is as fulfilling as possible.
Be part of our diverse and vibrant student community.
Funding and Scholarships
St Andrews is committed to attracting the very best students, regardless of financial circumstances. Bursaries and scholarships aim to reward academic excellence and are designed to provide assistance to help students support themselves during their time at the University. Students must have submitted an application to study at St Andrews before applying for scholarships and funding. A full list of tuition fees and scholarships is available on our website.
Discover St Andrews. If you are considering applying to St Andrews or would like to find out more about the University, we offer both online and in-person events throughout the year giving students the chance to learn more about our postgraduate programmes, student life and the application process.
Virtual Explore St Andrews week – learn more about the programmes we offer at Masters level. Sign up to talks by academic schools and meet the Admissions team to find out more about the application process, funding and scholarship opportunities.
Virtual Visiting Days – experience the University’s unique atmosphere. This is a great opportunity to ask your questions to our academic staff, members of the Admissions team and current students.
Book an Ask Admissions meeting – speak with a member of our Admissions team about the application process and the experience of studying at St Andrews.