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The University of Edinburgh Business School has a long and established tradition of research excellence, dating back to 1919, when we introduced the first Bachelors of Commerce 100 years ago.

We’re committed to developing tomorrow’s business leaders, like any Business School. But what really drives us is helping you play to your strengths, add to them, and develop strong relationships that will open up the world to you. These relationships are built amongst your peer group, who will come from diverse backgrounds, cultures and professions and who will provide the beginnings of your international network. In Edinburgh you’ll experience this global melting pot in a compact, friendly, safe city known for its striking architecture, intellectual legacy and festival culture.

The world of business never stands still, so it’s important we as business educators keep pace with the developing agenda to deliver the skills our students need to stand apart, and create the leaders needed to address emerging challenges.

We work closely with professional bodies including the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD) and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) institute to ensure our human resource management and finance programmes provide graduates with the accredited qualifications they need to secure professional roles. The School is also tripled accredited (AMBA, AACSB, and EQUIS) thereby giving you a reassurance of quality.

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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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Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2019

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2019

This University

24% Part Time
76% Full Time

All universities (avg)

47% Part Time
53% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2019

46%

UK students

54%

Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2019

22,010 Undergraduate
10,555 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2019

46%

School leavers

54%

Mature students

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