Student Disability Service

Facts and figures

This section contains important management information such as student statistics.

Statistics for 2013/14

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Number of disabled students attending the University of Edinburgh

 

 

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Disabled Students – percentage of student population

Breakdown of disabled student numbers according to UCAS codes

Disabled student numbers according to UCAS codes
UCAS Categories and Code 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14
SpLD* (11) 1,134 1,226 1,531 1,559 1,564
Visual Impairment (2) 55 57 53 51 47
Hearing Impairment (3) 51 57 67 78 82
Mobility Impairment (4) 67 80 83 84 104
Autistic Spectrum Disorder (T) 31 36 43 39 54
Mental Health Problems (6) 142 205 237 302 358
Unseen Disability (7) 444 491 489 491 513
Multiple Disabilities (8) 74 69 69 78 79
A Disability not listed above (96) 201 214 230 281 278
All Disabilities 2,199 2,435 2,802 2,963 3,079

Breakdown of disabled student numbers according to College

Breakdown of disabled student numbers according to College
College SpLD* (11) V.I. (2) H.I (3) Mob. (4) Aut. (T) M.H. (6) Unseen (7) Mult. (8) A disability not listed above (96) Total
College of Humanities and Social Sciences 1,048 34 58 69 29 269 358 61 191 2,117
College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine 176 4 14 17 4 26 54 7 35 337
College of Science and Engineering 340 9 10 18 21 63 101 11 52 625

Breakdown of disabled student numbers according to School

College of Humanities and Social Sciences
School SpLD* (11) V.I. (2) H.I (3) Mob. (4) Aut. (T) M.H. (6) Unseen (7) Mult. (8) A disability not listed above (96) Total
Business School 46 0 4 4 2 8 16 1 12 93
Edinburgh College of Art 247 1 9 9 2 29 44 6 26 373
School of Divinity 28 1 3 3 1 8 10 2 6 62
School of Economics 39 0 1 1 4 6 11 0 4 66
School of Health in Social Science 29 1 2 6 1 3 13 3 6 64
School of History and Classics 119 4 5 5 3 29 29 10 20 224
School of Law 46 4 2 2 1 16 31 4 7 113
School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures 88 7 6 9 7 64 60 5 18 264
School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences 82 3 2 4 1 45 52 8 17 214
The Moray House School of Education 164 6 15 12 0 16 31 2 25 271
School of Social and Political Studies 128 6 5 10 3 29 47 9 22 259
HSS General Degree or Visiting Student 32 1 4 4 4 16 14 11 28 114
College of Humanities and Social Sciences totals 1,048 34 58 69 29 269 258 61 191 2,117
College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
School SpLD* (11) V.I. (2) H.I (3) Mob. (4) Aut. (T) M.H. (6) Unseen (7) Mult. (8) A disability not listed above (96) Total
Medicine (SBCLS, SCSCH, SMCM) 47 1 3 3 0 4 14 1 11 84
School of Biomedical Sciences 27 3 3 7 0 3 11 0 5 59
Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies 76 0 3 2 4 13 18 3 12 131
School of Clinical Sciencies and Community Health 17 0 4 2 0 5 8 1 7 44
School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine 9 0 1 3 0 1 3 2 0 19
College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine totals 176 4 14 17 4 26 54 7 35 337
College of Science and Engineering
School SpLD* (11) V.I. (2) H.I (3) Mob. (4) Aut. (7) M.H. (6) Unseen (7) Mult. (8) A disability not listed above (96) Total
School of Biological Sciences 65 0 2 4 3 9 19 4 11 117
School of Chemistry 25 1 1 2 1 5 6 0 7 48
School of Engineering 78 1 2 2 1 6 29 0 4 123
School of Geosciences 101 1 2 2 4 10 27 0 11 158
School of Informatics 21 5 1 5 5 16 8 6 7 74
School of Mathematics 18 1 1 2 3 8 5 1 6 45
School of Physics and Astronomy 32 0 1 1 4 9 7 0 6 60
College of Science and Engineering totals 340 9 10 18 21 63 101 11 52 625