Tuition fees for 2020/21

The University of Edinburgh has confirmed the tuition fee rates for postgraduate studies in 2020/21.

For Law master’s programmes, the list below details the correct tuition fee information by programme for 2020/21. Please note that there are no additional programme costs for any of our taught postgraduate programmes, however you should factor in relevant associated expenses such as books, writing equipment, travel etc., when budgeting for your studies.

Programme Home/UK Fee 2020/21 Overseas Fee 2020/21
LLM in Commercial Law £13,000 £22,850
LLM in Comparative and European Private Law £13,000 £22,850
LLM in Corporate Law £13,000 £22,850
LLM in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice £13,000 £22,850
MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice £11,300 £22,850
LLM in European Law £13,000 £22,850
MSc in Global Crime, Justice and Security £13,000 £22,850
LLM in Global Environment and Climate Change Law £13,000 £22,850
LLM in Human Rights £13,000 £22,850
LLM in Intellectual Property £13,000 £22,850
LLM in International Banking Law and Finance £13,000 £22,850
LLM in International Economic Law £13,000 £22,850
LLM in International Law £13,000 £22,850
LLM in Law £13,000 £22,850
LLM in Medical Law and Ethics £13,000 £22,850

If you would like to find out more information about fee structures, check your fee status, or get advice on budgets and associated expenses, please visit the University of Edinburgh tuition fee webpages.
Visit the University Tuition Fee pages


Edinburgh Law School offers the following scholarships for postgraduate study in the 2020/21 academic year:

Ewan Cameron Scholarship in Comparative and European Private Law

Number of awards: One

Award Amount: £5,000

Deadline: 30th April 2020

This award is open to any applicant for the full-time LLM in Comparative and European Private Law. Please note that you must already have applied to study the LLM in Comparative and European Private Law before applying for this scholarship.

Find out more about this award and how to apply


Tercentenary Awards for Excellence

Number of awards: Three

Award Amount: £5,000

Deadline: 30th March 2020

These awards are open to any applicant to an LLM or MSc programmes offered by Edinburgh Law School (including Online Distance Learning programmes).

Find out more about this award and how to apply


LLM in European Law Scholarship

Award Amount: The award covers the full Home/EU tuition fee rate for 2020/21 (tuition fees only).

This scholarship is open to any Home or EU applicant to the LLM in European Law. Please note that you must already have applied to study the LLM in European Law before applying for this scholarship.

Deadline: 30th April 2020

Find out more about this award and how to apply 


Important information

To be considered for a scholarship from the Edinburgh Law School, you must first have applied for an LLM/MSc programme. Once you have applied for admission, complete the Edinburgh Law School Scholarship Application Form and send it to

Download the Scholarship Application Form


University of Edinburgh scholarships and other sources of funding

The University of Edinburgh offers many scholarships for postgraduate study. You should consult the University Scholarship pages for further information on these and other sources of funding that may be available.

Visit the University’s scholarship and funding website

Edinburgh4Learning portal

You may also want to try out the Edinburgh4Learning portal. This funding information tool provides comprehensive coverage of all available funding opportunities, including European Union, national Government programmes, regional schemes and local initiatives.

Visit Edinburgh4Learning portal


Bethan Walters

Student Recruitment Assistant

Welcome to the Edinburgh Law School Postgraduate Offer-Holders’ Hub

Congratulations on receiving an offer for postgraduate study at Edinburgh Law School. We hope very much that you will choose to take up your place at Edinburgh Law School in September.

These pages are designed to welcome you to the Postgraduate Community here at Edinburgh Law School and to provide you information and sources of help as you prepare to study with us.

Let us quickly guide you through the site.

This site will be updated regularly so please do visit them regularly.

If you have anything that you would like to see included on these pages please email


Ryan McGuire

Student Recruitment Assistant