University Of Edinburgh

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Intake Periods September 2024

About University Of Edinburgh

Edinburgh is an international university which is truly open to the world. Our international reputation and the diversity of our campus is something we’re really proud of.

We currently have a student body of over 45,000. In the last ten years, we’ve taught students from over 160 countries. That makes us Scotland’s largest university, and one of the largest in the UK.


The University of Edinburgh was founded in 1583 and is one of the six ancient Universities in the UK.  We have over 45,000 students studying here making us one of the largest institutions in the country and we are a truly international University with around 45% of our student population coming from outside of the UK, and more that 160 nationalities represented on our campuses.


We are committed to embedding employability into the teaching and learning experience. From offering access to volunteering schemes to providing support via our sector-leading Careers Service, the University provides lots of opportunities to develop your skills, knowledge and experience, giving our graduates the edge in a competitive job market.  

And lastly, we’re located in the beautiful city of Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city.  There’s always something happening in the city for everyone – whether you’re interested in music, theatre, shopping or trying international cuisines.

15th in the world (QS World Uni rankings 2023)

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University Of Edinburgh Subject Areas

Subject Areas

Accounting and Finance, Agriculture, Forestry and Food, Anatomy and Physiology, Anthropology, Arts and Humanities, Biology, Biosciences, Business and Management, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Classics and Ancient History, Combined studies, Computing and IT, Counselling, Creative Writing, Dentistry, Design and Crafts, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, English and Creative Writing, English Literature, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Forensic Science and Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Studies, Health and Social Care, Health Science, History, Hospitality, Event Management and Tourism, International Relations, Languages, Law, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Mental Health, Music, Nursing and Midwifery, Philosophy, Physics, Physiotherapy, Politics, Psychology, Religious Studies, Science, Sociology, Sports and fitness, Statistics, Supply Chain and Logistics, Veterinary Science

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