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Inspiring the world since 1583

The University of Edinburgh is one of the world's top universities, consistently ranked in the world's top 50 ( Times Higher Education World Rankings) and placed 18th in the 2019 QS World University Rankings. Their entrepreneurial and cross-disciplinary culture attracts not only students but also staff from 140 countries, which creates a unique Edinburgh experience.

The University provides a stimulating working, learning and teaching environment with access to excellent facilities, attracting the world's best, from Nobel Prize winning laureates to future explorers, pioneers and inventors.

As host to more than 39,000 students from some 156 countries, the University of Edinburgh continues to attract the world’s greatest minds.

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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 in the UK’s top 10 universities and in the world’s top 100 universities for the employability of graduates (Times Higher Education, Global Employability University Ranking 2017 ). The University is an excellent choice for a postgraduate education with prospects.

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Business School

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

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2018

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2018

This University

24% Part Time
76% Full Time

All universities (avg)

48% Part Time
52% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2018

46%

UK students

54%

Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2018

21,550 Undergraduate
10,095 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2018

49%

School leavers

51%

Mature students

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