School of Mathematics

Fees and financial aid

Information about tuition fees, living costs, and sources of funding.

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees for the financial mathematics MSc programmes are available on the Postgraduate Degree Finder.

The fee covers the costs of registration, tuition and examination. 


Living Costs

The tuition fee does not cover the costs of accommodation and subsistence in Edinburgh.

The cost of living can vary greatly depending on your lifestyle, budget and spending habits. However, using the University's estimated lower and upper costs of living in Edinburgh, you should expect to pay about £7,500 - £15,000 for living expenses over the year.


Scholarships and Funding

School of Mathematics Masters Scholarships

The School of Mathematics is offering a number of 50% tuition fee scholarships for applicants applying to study a Masters programme in Mathematics. These will be based on academic merit and available to applicants domiciled in the eligible countries. Check your eligibility and apply for a School of Mathematics Masters Scholarship.

British Council GREAT Scholarships

The scholarship programme offers financial support to applicants from Malaysia pursuing one year postgraduate study in the School of Mathematics. The scholarship has a value of £10,000 which will be deducted from tuition fees and will be tenable for one academic year. Apply for a GREAT scholarship.

University of Edinburgh Graduate Discount Schemes

These MSc programmes are included in the University’s two tuition fee discount schemes.  The University offers a 10% discount in postgraduate tuition fees for all alumni who have graduated with an undergraduate degree from the University of Edinburgh (conditions apply) or for students who have previously matriculated on a "Visiting Programme" as a non-graduating undergraduate student and completed a minimum of one semester of study at the University of Edinburgh (conditions apply).

Further funding information

Further information about sources of funding, including scholarships and government loans, can be found on the Scholarships & Student Funding website.