School of Mathematics

Fees and financial aid

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

Tuition Fees

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

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


Living Costs

The 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

GREAT Scholarship

In partnership with the British Council, the School of Mathematics is offering one GREAT scholarship to Indian applicants. To be eligible for this scholarship applicants must be nationals and residents of India and be accepted to study one of our eligible MSc programmes, which includes both of our Statistics programmes. This award is worth £10,000 which is deducted from your tuition fees and is tenable for the 2023-24 academic year. For more information please see the GREAT Scholarships 2023 website.

School of Mathematics Postgraduate Funding

School of Mathematics Postgraduate Funding is available help outstanding postgraduate taught masters students by providing a discount on their tuition fees.

The Academic Selectors of the programmes offer funding during the admissions cycle. These offers are made on the basis of academic merit. There is no separate application for this funding.

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.