Postgraduate study in Edinburgh
The University of Edinburgh offers extremely highly respected and top-quality postgraduate courses in English, chemistry and social anthropology. Heriot-Watt University, one of the leading UK universities for business and industry, excels in maths and chemical engineering. Napier University is particularly noted for publishing and civil engineering. Queen Margaret University has a strong drama programme and is well known for its research in health sciences, particularly its range of international study programmes.
Finding a job in Edinburgh after postgraduate study
As you'd expect from a capital city, Edinburgh's businesses and organisations employ a wide range of graduates across career sectors. It's known for both its breathtaking architecture and focus on culture and the arts – so many creative types seek careers with companies such as National Museums Scotland. For people who enjoy sport, Edinburgh Leisure is Edinburgh's largest sport and leisure employer and has centres throughout the city.
NHS Scotland is a significant employer in Edinburgh with positions spanning a number of sectors. For graduates with a financial background, the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has its global headquarters in the city. Engineering company NG Bailey also has an ongoing graduate recruitment scheme.