Overview

The University of Edinburgh is consistently ranked as one of the world’s top universities.

The university is currently ranked 19th in the QS World University Rankings and fourth in the UK for research power, with all of its departments conducting world-leading research.

The university benefits from a cosmopolitan and multi-cultural learning environment of more than 13,000 postgraduate students from 137 different nations.

Students say:

“The uni and city are really good”

“Overall a good experience. It is a good place to study in.”

“Made some incredible friends + really loving my course.”

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About the University of Edinburgh

One of the world’s leading research universities, Edinburgh is ranked fourth in the UK for research power, based on the quality and breadth of its research. It also ranks 4th in the UK and 23rd in the world for employability, and is an excellent choice for a postgraduate education with prospects.

Departments

Business School

The University of Edinburgh Business School has a long and established tradition of research excellence, dating back to 1918,...More

Edinburgh College Of Arts

Edinburgh College of Art is an internationally recognised art college situated at the heart of one of Europe’s most vibrant and...More

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2016

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2016

This University

24% Part Time
76% Full Time

All universities (avg)

37% Part Time
63% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2016

48%

UK students

52%

Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2016

20,055 Undergraduate
8,595 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2016

48%

School leavers

52%

Mature students

Funding your degree

21
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