What Can I Study?

The scholarships are designed to support the promotion of Scotland as a learning nation and a science nation and are therefore targeted at the priority sectors of:

  • Creative industries
  • Life sciences
  • Technology
  • Financial services
  • Renewable and clean energy

This includes a wide range of subjects across all of Scotland’s universities and higher education institutions.

The list below is intended as a guide to priority subject areas and is not a list of courses. This list is not exclusive and applications for courses in broader subject areas will be considered. Please check with your institution to see what courses are covered.

Examples of subject areas include:

Architecture

  • Architectural Design
  • Urban Design
  • Built Environment
  • Landscape
  • Architecture

Arts and Humanities

  • Archaeology
  • Philosophy
  • Sociology
  • Classics
  • History
  • Literature

Clean and Renewable Energy

  • Sustainable Engineering
  • Renewable Energy
  • Biomass / Bio fuels
  • Hydro / Solar / Tidal / Wind power

Communications, Media and Culture

  • Broadcasting
  • Film
  • Animation
  • Journalism
  • Cultural
  • Publishing
  • New Media Studies

Design

  • Graphic
  • Industrial
  • Interior
  • Fashion
  • Computer Games/Computer Arts

Earth Sciences

  • Environment
  • Energy
  • Geology
  • Weather and Climate

Financial Services

  • Accountancy
  • Investment
  • Asset Management
  • Finance
  • Banking
  • Economics

Music and the Performing Arts

  • Dance
  • Music
  • Theatre / Drama
  • Opera

Physical and Life Sciences

  • Astronomy
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Animals / Zoology
  • Biology
  • Plants / Botany
  • Health Sciences
  • Bio technology

Technology

  • Software
  • Engineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Information
  • Systems
  • Multimedia
  • Engineering
  • Computers

Applications open on Monday 1st February 2016, and close on Sunday 1st May 2016 Midnight GMT.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)