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School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences

Master's Programmes

About

Education

There are over 100 academic staff within the School, and the breadth of expertise ranges from analytic philosophy and the study of English language, through theoretical and applied linguistics and experimental psychology, to cognitive neurosciences and genetic influences on human behaviour.

The School is unique in offering outstanding opportunities for inter-disciplinary teaching and in pioneering novel forms of research that reach across traditional boundaries.

Research

Our research environment is rated as 100% conducive to producing world-leading or internationally excellent research (REF 2014). In 2015/16 the school brought in around £8million in research funding.

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Services

Student services

The School offers extensive support for academics, including dedicated undergraduate and postgraduate teaching offices,  research and knowledge exchange support team and IT resources team.

Library services

The School facilities include a range of specialist laboratories and a well-stocked and resourced School library which is supported by a full-time librarian. This is in addition to the nearby University central library.

Student Life

Campus life

The School is located across two buildings set in the heart of the University’s George Square campus.

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

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