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Scholarships and Fees


Details of our tuition fees, as well as the scholarships and funding available to help you pursue your ambitions.

Edinburgh Futures Institute tuition fees

Fees for the following programmes are listed in the table below:

  • Data, Inequality and Society
  • Education Futures
  • Future Governance
  • Narrative Futures: Art, Data, Society
  • Service Management and Design
 Fee Per Yearin 2022-23
Study optionHomeInternational / EU
MSc£17,100£25,300
MSc (part-time – 2 years)£8,550£12,650
PG Certificate (part-time – 1 year)£5,700£8,435
MSc (part-time – Invoiced at Course Level – 3 years)Credit Block costs: £950 per 10-credit courseCredit Block costs: £1,410 per 10-credit course
PG Diploma (part-time – Invoiced at Course Level – 2 years)Credit Block costs: £950 per 10-credit courseCredit Block costs: £1,410 per 10-credit course

Since online and on-campus students will be studying together, and we want to provide flexibility to move from on-campus to online study, you will pay the same rate whether you choose to study online or on-campus.

Students studying on a part-time basis will pay pro rata over multiple years. It is possible that the University will apply an inflationary increase in future years.

For the MSc Creative Industries the tuition fees are:

  Fee Per Year in 2022-23
Study optionHomeInternational / EU
MSc£17,100£25,300

Find more information about tuition fee rates, along with information about how to pay your tuition fees and how we determine your fee status here:

Fees and finance



Scholarships and loans

George Lindsay Cooper and Madeleine Bentley scholarships

Three scholarships will be available to support applicants who may face barriers in accessing postgraduate study. The scholarships will be to cover tuition fees for entry in 2022/23 for the following MSc programmes or affiliated with the Edinburgh Futures Institute:

  • MSc Creative Industries
  • MSc Data, Inequality and Society
  • MSc Education Futures
  • MSc Finance, Technology and Policy
  • MSc Future Governance
  • MSc Leading Major Programmes
  • MSc Narrative Futures: Art, Data, Society
  • MSc Service Management and Design
Eligibility criteria and application details will be published in early 2022.

Other scholarship opportunities

For further information about scholarship opportunities and funding your postgraduate study, please visit the University of Edinburgh’s Scholarships and Student Funding Service. University funding and scholarship opportunities apply to our programmes.

Scholarship information

Core EFI Our Postgraduate Futures Programmes 2022

Creative Industries

Work directly with the world-class creative and cultural industries in Edinburgh, as you bring together cross-disciplinary expertise in data analytics, creative thinking, business and law to understand and address the complex challenges faced by this vital sector.
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Core EFI Our Postgraduate Futures Programmes 2022

Data, Inequality and Society

Work with sector experts and leading researchers as you learn to build more equitable, inclusive societies. Bring advanced, cross-disciplinary knowledge to the most pressing global challenges of our time.
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Core EFI Our Postgraduate Futures Programmes 2022

Education Futures

Understand and build new, vital educational possibilities for the future by bringing together research-led, cross-disciplinary and data-driven approaches to educational knowledge, organisations, spaces and relationships.
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Core EFI Our Postgraduate Futures Programmes 2022

Future Governance

Explore and analyse the challenges and opportunities that big data brings to the future of democracy. Develop leading-edge knowledge to help shape the world – and your career – by driving positive change.
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Core EFI Our Postgraduate Futures Programmes 2022

Narrative Futures: Art, Data, Society

Combine hands-on creative and data skills with critical, interdisciplinary enquiry to study the way narratives frame our understanding of the world and shape our planetary futures.
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Core EFI Our Postgraduate Futures Programmes 2022

Service Management and Design

Bring the fields of service management and service design together to develop your understanding of a sector vital to the future of our economies and societies. Develop the critical, creative and data skills essential to career success within private and public service sectors including finance, retail, health, social care and more.
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