Based in the heart of Scotland's vibrant capital, with over 40,000 students, we offer a varied student life. Truly a place where you can be yourself!

University of Edinburgh

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Scotland - UK

A mix of City and Island Campus in a City – with several subject-based campuses that are spread out across the city centre and surrounding areas.

Large Institution 15,000-30,000

26000

Undergraduate Students

Average Undergraduate Class Size

Our class sizes differ according to degree. However, across the University our ratio on average is 1 Academic Staff Member to every 5 students.

Education Model

Single and joint honours degrees, often with the opportunity to study additional outside modules.

Selectivity

Selective (25-50% admitted)

Internships within degree

No

Study Abroad Available

Yes

IB Grade Requirements

This changes across programmes therefore we would recommend checking our degree finder at http://edin.ac/2zqGJlv and our IB page at https://edin.ac/2BVBw81

UFP Requirements

Please speak to the relevant Admission College for the degree that you are interested in: https://edin.ac/3lgVeNk

 

Cost of Tuition

Tuition Fees vary depending on fee status and course. For our tuition fee rates: http://edin.ac/2QDQNyM

Financial Aid Available?

For information on funding and scholarships: https://edin.ac/2CgdRzc

From Ancient Greece to modern Genetics, over our 400-year history, the University of Edinburgh has established across a range of disciplines a reputation for both academic excellence and cutting-edge research activity. With 400 different degree programmes on offer across 21 academic schools, students are spoilt for choice, with courses continually developing innovative approaches to teaching and learning. Edinburgh students also benefit from 4 distinctive student union buildings, world class gym and sports facilities, over 300 sports clubs and social societies, and hundreds of social events which ensure that they never have a dull moment. With many University buildings only a stone’s throw from the city centre, students are able to immerse themselves in the vibrant cultural and social life of Scotland’s famous capital!

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Subjects

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UK Top 20

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Accounting & Finance
Country Top 30
Accounting & Finance
World Top 50
African & Middle Eastern Studies
UK Top 10
Anatomy & Physiology
Country Top 30
Anatomy & Physiology
World Top 50
Anthropology
UK Top 20
Anthropology
World Top 50
Archaeology
UK Top 10
Archaeology
World Top 50
Architecture
Country Top 10
Architecture & Built Environment
World Top 100
Art & Design
UK Top 20
Art & Design
World Top 100
Biological Sciences
World Top 50
Biological Sciences/Biology
Country Top 10
Biomedical Sciences (Inc neuroscience)
UK Top 10
Business and Management
World Top 200
Business and Management
Country Top 20
Chemical Engineering
Country Top 10
Chemical Engineering
World Top 100
Chemistry
Country Top 10
Chemistry
World Top 100
Civil Engineering
Country Top 10
Civil and Structural Engineering
World Top 100
Classics & Ancient History
World Top 50
Classics & Ancient History
UK Top 10
Communication and Media Studies
World Top 100
Computer Science
Country Top 30
Computer Science and Information Systems
World Top 50
Dance, Drama and Cinematics
UK Top 50
Development Studies
World Top 50
Economics
Country Top 20
Economics & Econometrics
World Top 100
Education
Country Top 10
Education & Training
World Top 50
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
World Top 100
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Country Top 20
Engineering and Technology
World Top 100
English
Country Top 30
English Language & Literature
World Top 10
Environmental Sciences
World Top 50
Film and Media Production
Industry Recognised Top School
Geography
World Top 50
Geography & Environmental Science
UK Top 10
Geology
UK Top 10
Geology
World Top 50
History
World Top 50
History
Country Top 10
Law
UK Top 10
Law and Legal Studies
World Top 50
Linguistics
Country Top 10
Linguistics
World Top 10
Materials Sciences
World Top 200
Mathematics
Country Top 10
Mathematics
World Top 50
Mechanical Engineering
UK Top 10
Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
World Top 200
Medicine
UK Top 10
Medicine
World Top 50
Modern Languages
World Top 50
Music
Country Top 10
Nursing
Country Top 10
Nursing
World Top 50
Performing Arts
World Top 100
Pharmacology & Pharmacy
Country Top 20
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
World Top 50
Philosophy
World Top 50
Philosophy
Country Top 20
Physics & Astronomy
UK Top 10
Physics & Astronomy
World Top 50
Politics
World Top 100
Politics/Political Science
Country Top 20
Psychology
World Top 50
Psychology
Country Top 20
Social Policy
UK Top 10
Social Policy & Administration
World Top 50
Sociology
World Top 50
Sociology
UK Top 10
Sports Science
UK Top 10
Sports-Related Subjects
World Top 50
Statistics and Operational Research
World Top 100
Theology & Religious Studies
UK Top 10
Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies
World Top 50
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design
UK Top 10
Veterinary Medicine
UK top 10
Veterinary Science
World Top 10
Subject Name
Degree Area
Accounting & Finance
Business
Anatomy Physiology and Pathology
Sciences
Anthropology
Society & Social Sciences
Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies
Language & Culture
Archaeology
Society & Social Sciences
Architecture
Art & Design
Art & Design
Art & Design
Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
Computing & ICT
Astronomy/Astrophysics
Sciences
Biochemistry/Biomedicine
Sciences
Biological Sciences
Sciences
Business and Management
Business
Chemical/Energy Engineering
Engineering
Chemistry
Sciences
Chinese Studies
Language & Culture
Civil Engineering
Engineering
Classics and Ancient History
Society & Social Sciences
Computer Science
Computing & ICT
Dental Hygiene and Therapy
Medicine & Healthcare
Development Studies
Society & Social Sciences
Ecology & Conservation
Sciences
Economics
Society & Social Sciences
Education
Society & Social Sciences
Electronic/Electrical Engineering
Engineering
English Literature and/or Language
English & Media
Environmental Science
Sciences
Fashion
Art & Design
Film and Media Production
Art & Design
Geography
Society & Social Sciences
Geology/Geoscience
Sciences
History
Society & Social Sciences
International Relations
Society & Social Sciences
Japanese
Language & Culture
Law
Society & Social Sciences
Linguistics
Language & Culture
Marketing
Business
Mathematics
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Engineering
Medicine (Undergraduate)
Medicine & Healthcare
Modern Languages Mixed
Language & Culture
Music
Performing Arts
Nursing
Medicine & Healthcare
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Medicine & Healthcare
Philosophy
Society & Social Sciences
Philosophy Politics and Economics
Society & Social Sciences
Physics
Sciences
Politics
Society & Social Sciences
Psychology
Society & Social Sciences
Social Policy
Society & Social Sciences
Sociology
Society & Social Sciences
Software Engineering
Computing & ICT
Sport Science
Sciences
Statistics
Mathematics
Theology and Religious Studies
Society & Social Sciences
Veterinary Medicine
Sciences
Zoology
Sciences

Internships and Study Abroad Opportunities

Study Abroad Options:
Currently, some of our degrees include a compulsory exchange (usually our degrees involving a language) and the majority of our other degrees have a number of places for European or International exchange.

Internship options:
At this time our University focuses more on study abroad opportunities. However our Careers Service can help with summer internships.

Student Life

Find out what you can expect from student life in Edinburgh and discover why Edinburgh is one of the world's most desirable places to live.