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University of Edinburgh

United Kingdom

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Established in 1582, the University of Edinburgh is a public university located in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. It is one of the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and also Scotland's ancient universities. The university has 6 main campuses offering the same programs: Central Area, King's Buildings, Pollock Halls, Little France, Easter Bush and Moray House. The Research Excellence Framework (ranking used by UK government to determine research funding) ranked Edinburgh 4th in the UK for research power.

The university offers more than 200 degree programs through 3 colleges: College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine; and College of Science and Engineering. These colleges are further divided into various schools: Business School; Edinburgh College of Art; Moray House School of Education; School of Divinity; School of Economics; School of Health in Social Science; School of History, Classics and Archaeology; School of Law; School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures; School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences; School of Social and Political Science; University of Edinburgh Medical School; Royal School of Veterinary Studies; School of Biomedical Sciences; School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health; School of Biological Sciences; School of Chemistry; School of Engineering; School of Geosciences; School of Informatics; School of Mathematics; School of Physics and Astronomy.

University of Edinburgh has a total student population of more than 36000 students. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 12:1 and the acceptance rate is 72%.

The university is a member of both the League of European Research Universities (a consortium of 21 research universities in Europe) and the Russell Group. It has the third largest endowment of any university in the United Kingdom, after the universities of Cambridge and Oxford. 

University of Edinburgh Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

University of Edinburgh Application Requirements

3
GPA
30
IB
80
Percentage
10%
Acceptance Rate

University of Edinburgh Cost of studies

Fees

Bachelors: £23,200 per year for International Students

Masters: £ 20,500 for International Students

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

University of Edinburgh Deadlines

DEADLINES

Undergraduate: 15 January 2018

Graduate: Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

University of Edinburgh Rankings

Global

30
US News
20
QS
42
Shanghai
30
Times Higher Education
18
Guardian
28
GTU Rank

Regional

United Kingdom
5
US News
5
QS
5
Shanghai
6
Times Higher Education
25
Guardian

Regional

Europe
6
US News
7
Times Higher Education

University of Edinburgh Scholarships

1. Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships

The University of Edinburgh will provide 30 scholarships for Ph.D. Research Programme in any field of study offered by the University for the academic session.

Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines

Applicants must be liable to pay tuition fees at the rate applicable to overseas students and must have already applied for admission to a full-time Ph.D. research program of study.

Applicants must be of exemplary academic merit and research potential. However, candidates with an upper second class honors Bachelor’s degree (or the overseas equivalent) can also be considered, in order to be competitive one should really have a first class Bachelor’s degree supplemented by an excellent Master’s degree.

Other variables such as financial status, nationality and the proposed field of study are not taken into account.

2. Edinburgh Global Health Academy Masters Scholarship

The University of Edinburgh shall provide one full-time Master’s scholarship for students pursuing one of the following Global Health Academy programs.

Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines

The scholarship shall be awarded to a pupil who is accepted for admission onto an eligible Global Health Academy program at the University of Edinburgh.

The scholarship shall be given out on the basis of academic merit. Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, a UK first-class or 2:1 Honors degree at the undergraduate level or the international equivalent.

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