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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 : 29

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