University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, is frequently chosen as one of the most desirable places to live in the world. It is the second most visited tourist destination in the UK because of its historical and cultural attractions. The city has long been a center of education, particularly in the fields of medicine, Scots law, literature, philosophy, the sciences, and engineering. It is the second-largest financial center in the United Kingdom (after London).

            Edinburgh has lots of shopping centers in the main city and in the outskirts also, according to all tastes and budgets from high street brands to exclusive designer studios. Also, it has many food outlets, so you won’t have trouble finding your favorite food from meats and fish to Organic veggies. The University also has its own shopping store, food centers by Student Union, which offers affordable food.

            For entertainment, explore the city after dark. Edinburgh has an exciting Social life and nightlife with a number of bars, clubs, theaters, cinemas, and music venues throughout the city. Also, the University Students’ Association runs the city’s biggest student nightclub, Potter row. So you can enjoy yourself within the university too.

Edinburgh has a cool, temperate, maritime climate. As its position is between the coast and hills, it is also known as “the windy city”.

The University of Edinburgh is the sixth oldest university in the United Kingdom founded in the year 1582 and one of the ancient universities of Scotland. There are five main campuses of the university in the city of Edinburgh which involve many historical and architectural buildings.

The University of Edinburgh is ranked 4th in the UK and 20th in the World. A lot of the Master’s degrees are ranked in the top 10 in the world. It is one of the world’s top research-comprehensive universities for research power (Times Higher Education, Overall Ranking of Institutions), with 83% of research activity classified as world-leading or internationally excellent in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

Edinburgh gets around 60,000 applications annually, making it the second most popular university in the United Kingdom by volume of applications. The university is a member of numerous prestigious academic organizations, including the Russell Group, the Coimbra Group, the Universities 21, and the League of European Research Universities, an association of 23 leading research universities in Europe. It has the third-largest endowment of any university in the UK, after the universities of Cambridge and Oxford.

            The University supports students in every aspect of life at Edinburgh. You can study online or get a personal tutor. Every undergraduate and taught postgraduate student has a Personal Tutor, a member of the teaching staff who provides academic guidance and support. Your Personal Tutor is there to help you make the most of your studies as you progress through your university career.

            The Teachers are highly qualified and experienced. They use their innovative thinking to teach you the best. The staff is friendly and supportive. The university keeps on doing events exploring creative learning and innovation at the University of Edinburgh.

            The University offers a wide range of both undergraduate & postgraduate courses which are having their own significance. They prepare you for the placements also along with the course.

Courses Offered:

Undergraduate Courses:

Acoustics & Music Technology (BSc)

Anatomy & Development (BSc)

Animation (BA)

Astrophysics (BSc)

Biological Sciences (BSc)

Biomedical Informatics (BSc)

Biomedical Sciences (BSc)

Cognitive Science (BSc)

Civil Engineering (BEng)

Computer Science & Mathematics (BSc)

Ecological & Environmental Sciences Management (BSc)

Electrical Mechanical Engineering (BEng)

Environmental Geoscience (BSc)

Fashion (BA)

Film & Television (BA)

Graphic Design (BA)

Geophysics & Geology (BSc)

Infectious Diseases (BSc)

Illustration (BA)

Jewelry & Silversmithing (BA)

Law and International Relations (LLB)

Law & Spanish (LLB)

Mathematics & Music (BSc)

Medical Sciences (BSc)

Neuroscience (BSc)

Nursing Studies (BN)

Oral Health Sciences (BSc)

Photography (BA)

Performance Costume (BA)

Product Design (BA)

Sculpture (BA)

Social Work (BSc)

Sport Management (BSc)

Textiles (BA)

Theoretical Physics (BSc)

Veterinary Medicine (5-year Program) (BVM&S)

Post-Graduate Courses:

Accounting and Finance (MSc)

Architectural and Urban Design (MSc)

Analytical Chemistry (MSc)

Artificial Intelligence (MSc)

Business with Decision Analytics (MA)

Business & Law (MA)

Business with Strategic Economics (MA)

Business Analytics (MSc)

Biotechnology (MSc)

Business Administration, MBA

Computer Science (MSc)

Commercial Law (LLM)

Corporate Law (LLM)

Clinical Psychology

Chemical Engineering (MEng)

Computational Physics (MPhys)

Data Science (MSc)

Digital Media Design (MSc)

Design Informatics (MA)

English Literature & History (MA)

Economics with Finance (MA)

Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MSc)

Education (MSc)

Electronics (MSc)

Fine Art (5 years program)(MA)

Finance (MSc)

Film Studies (MSc)

Food Security (MSc)

Geography & Social Anthropology (MA)

Global Health Policy (MSc)

Geo Energy (MSc)

History of Art & Chinese Studies (MA)

Health Policy (MSc)

Health in Social Science (MA)

Informatics (MSc)

International Banking Law and Finance (LLM)

International Business and Emerging Markets (MSc)

International Relations with Quantitative Methods (MA)

Landscape Architecture (MA)

Learning in Communities (MA)

Management (MSc)

Marketing and Business Analysis (MSc)

Mathematics (MA)

Mechanical Engineering (MEng)

Primary Education with Gaelic (MA)

Psychology (MSc)

Public Policy (MSc)

Structural & Fire Safety Engineering (MEng)

Sustainable Development (MA)

Social Work (MSc)

Science and Data Science (MSc)

Theoretical Physics (MSc)

Theology (MA)

Veterinary Medicine (4-year Program) (BVM&S)

If you plan to study in Edinburgh, you should know the courses, and degrees offered, eligibility criteria.

To apply for a Course at the University of Edinburgh, they ask you for the following requirements:

  • qualifications
  • a personal statement 
  • a reference 
  • evidence of your English language skills through qualifications

For some specific degree you may also be asked to:

  • attend an interview 
  • sit an admissions test 
  • submit a portfolio of your past work
  • provide evidence of relevant work experience

We call these our entry requirements. The qualifications and grades you need vary by degree and may also depend on whether you are a widening access student.

            Apart from studies, there are many things to explore like a library, cafes and shops, Arts and Culture Centre, Nursery, etc. And they also provide Sports facilities, Student Volunteering services, online courses, Free Legal Advice, Hope Park Counseling Centre, Services for Business, etc.

            The University takes care of accommodation for new & returning students with all facilities. They provide options of catered or self–catered accommodation, Access to laundry facilities, Free Wifi, 24/7 welfare and support service, Payment plan options, No deposits, and no references required.

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