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The University of Edinburgh

Established 1583

The University of Edinburgh

Established 1583


Location: Edinburgh

Nearest Airport: Edinburgh Airport

Nearest Station: Edinburgh Waverley


  • CUG : 12
  • QS : 15
  • THE : =30

Tuition Fees

Average tuition fee: 24203

Number of Students

Bachelor’s degree students: 23060

Master’s degree students: 12310

International students: 42%

About The University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh is a public research university in Edinburgh, Scotland.The university is the sixth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's four ancient universities. The university has five main campuses in the city of Edinburgh, which include many buildings of historical and architectural significance. The university played an important role in Edinburgh becoming a chief intellectual centre during the Scottish Enlightenment, contributing to the city being nicknamed the "Athens of the North".
The university is a member of several prestigious academic organisations, including the Russell Group, the Coimbra Group, the Universitas 21, and the League of European Research Universities, a consortium of 23 leading research universities in Europe. Alumni of the university include naturalist Charles Darwin and mathematician Thomas Bayes to philosopher David Hume, inventor Alexander Graham Bell, surgeon Joseph Lister, physicist James Clerk Maxwell, three signatories of the United States Declaration of Independence, and a myriad of famous writers such as Robert Louis Stevenson, Sir Walter Scott, and Sherlock Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Complete Course List

  • Psychology
  • Social studies
  • Medicine and surgery
  • Health sciences
  • Animal care and veterinary science
  • Environmental science and ecology
  • Agricultural sciences
  • History
  • Architecture
  • Naval engineering
  • Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy
  • Philosophy
  • Languages
  • Physics
  • Diplomacy and international law
  • Law and legal studies
  • Social sciences
  • Archaeology and anthropology
  • Mathematics
  • Music and composing
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Engineering
  • Computer sciences and IT
  • Film and TV studies
  • Media studies and publishing
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Geology
  • Earth and ocean sciences
  • Business and management studies
  • Humanities
  • Linguistics
  • Entrepeneurship and management
  • Literature and creative writing
  • Theology and religious studies
  • Astrophysics
  • Biology and life sciences
  • Computer science
  • Data telecommunications and computer networks
  • Politics
  • Chemistry
  • Materials science
  • Art and design
  • Software engineering
  • Engineering management
  • Classics
  • Teacher training and education
  • Graphic design
  • Business and human resource management
  • Marketing
  • Civil engineering and construction
  • Transport engineering and logistics
  • Energy and environmental engineering
  • Animation
  • Energy and environmental management
  • Finance
  • Surgery
  • Performance
  • Health Care Management
  • Dentistry
  • Art management
  • Museum studies
  • Neurology and neuroscience
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Electronic and electrical engineering
  • Fine art
  • Sports science
  • Organisational psychology
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Construction and the built environment
  • Biochemistry
  • Food sciences
  • Translating and Interpreting
  • Criminal law
  • Mass communication
  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Pharmacy and pharmacology
  • Nursing and midwifery
  • Commercial and Corporate law
  • Chemical engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Business analysis and management
  • Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • Fashion design
  • Banking and finance
  • Interior design
  • Marine biology
  • Accounting
  • Design management
  • Economics and development economics
  • Music and performing arts
  • Hospitality and tourism
  • Special needs education
  • Landscape architecture
  • Analytical chemistry
The University of Edinburgh

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Postal Address

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