Short Courses

Are you interested in gaining the qualifications for a University degree in an Arts, Humanities or Social Science subject?  If so, come along to the Centre for Open Learning to find out about full-time SWAP access courses and the University’s Credit for Entry programme on Tuesday 21 March 2017.

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Courses in art, science, history, film, creative writing, music, philosophy and more...

Short Course Gift Vouchers

Give the gift of knowledge! Gift Vouchers for Short Courses are now available to buy online.

We offer up to 24 languages as daytime or evening classes, available to book online now.

Come along and learn something new at one of our Taster Events offered through the year.

Student Information section

Latest news and announcements from Short Courses at the University of Edinburgh.

Part-time credit study to gain entry to a University degree, accumulate academic credits towards a certificate or for personal interest.

Find out more about enrolment, course formats, locations, and help with fees.

Our Summer 2017 programme of Short Courses will be announced in April!

Short courses and lectures presented by various schools and departments.

Scottish Universities' International Summer School. Literature and creative writing courses for students and teachers.