About University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh — public non-profit university. It is located in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. University of Edinburgh is one of the oldest higher education institutions in the country, as it was established in 1583. As a part of Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), European University Association (EUA), League of European Research Universities (LERU), Coimbra Group, The Russell Group, Universitas 21, Universities UK, University of Edinburgh is actively building the academic environment in United Kingdom.

QS International Ranking of best universities placed the institution among the top-20 in the world. The independent international ranking THE is very attentive to universities' research output. According to THE, this higher education institution is in 30 place among universities with the most research publications per year.

University of Edinburgh does research in different fields of study and offers bachelor, master and doctorate programs.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Female students

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University of Edinburgh tuition fees

The academic calendar at University of Edinburgh is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in United Kingdom. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. For local citizens, tuition fees at University of Edinburgh start from 2,244 USD. International students pay a minimum of 3,489 USD per year. Thanks to scholarships, students have the opportunity to fully or partially cover the cost of education. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and available scholarships.

It is necessary to pay attention to other costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, food, and personal expenses.

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2,244 USD/year
3,489 USD/year
2,247 USD/year
5,642 USD/year
Doctoratethere are free programs
5,555 USD/year
26,110 USD/year

Bachelor degree at University of Edinburgh

In United Kingdom, school education lasts longer than 11 years, so it is not possible to enroll in a bachelor's program immediately after school. First, you need to eliminate the academic difference with the help of one of the preparatory programs (A-Levels, IB, Foundation, etc.). The second option is to study for a year at a university in your native country. Before applying to the university, you need to pass an exam for knowledge of the English language. The university accepts the results of IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score is 6.5. The TOEFL score is not lower than 92.


Master's degree at University of Edinburgh

When considering candidates for master's programs, the admission committee of the university pays attention to the student's academic performance during the undergraduate program. In order to enroll at University of Edinburgh for a master's program, you will have to confirm knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing the exam — IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 92. IELTS — 6.5 or higher. There is an opportunity for admission to online master's programs at University of Edinburgh.


Doctorate degree at University of Edinburgh

If you decide to pursue a career in science and enroll in a doctoral program, you must pass the language exam — IELTS, TOEFL or CAE. For enrollment, you need to pass IELTS with 6.5 points. The minimum score for TOEFL is 92.


University of Edinburgh campus

The campus of the educational institution is located in Edinburgh. This opens up all the delights of life in a big city for students: a rich infrastructure, a large selection of entertainment, convenient transport, as well as more opportunities for internships or part-time jobs. However, for some students, such an abundance of opportunities can be distracting.

The university students have access to the library. It is an integral part of learning. Students come here for educational literature or to do their homework. The university has many opportunities for sports. There are sports grounds and various clubs. University of Edinburgh regularly invites foreign students to participate in exchange programs. For locals, this is a unique opportunity to get in touch with the cultures of other countries, meet representatives of different nationalities and make friends around the world.

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What to do after graduation

After graduation, you can stay in United Kingdom for another year. You can do this by extending your student visa or applying for a job search visa. Graduates of University of Edinburgh are in demand in the labor market, as the reputation of the educational institution among employers is quite high according to the results of the QS world ranking. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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