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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 : 16
  • THE : 30

Tuition Fees

Average tuition fee: 24203

Number of Students

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

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

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Postal Address

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