Australian qualifications

The entrance requirements vary depending on the subjects you wish to study.

Humanities and Social Science

The following is required (as a minimum), for degrees in humanities and social science subjects:

Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia

ATAR of at least 92, and successful completion of Year 12 certificate with passes in all required subjects, as stated in our prospectus.

Queensland

Overall Position of 4 or below, and successful completion of Queensland Certificate of Education with passes in all required subjects, as stated in our prospectus.

Science and Engineering

The following is required (as a minimum), for degrees in science and engineering subjects:

Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia

ATAR ranking of 95.6 or above, or 97.6 where we require a grade A at SQA Higher/GCE A level, and award of Year 12 certificate with passes in all required subjects as stated in our prospectus.

Queensland

Overall Position of 3 or below, or 2 where we require a grade A at SQA Higher/GCE A level, and successful completion of Queensland Certificate of Education with passes in all required subjects, as stated in our prospectus.

Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Applicants to medicine or veterinary medicine should contact the admissions staff in the College for advice on entry requirements. The contacts are given below.

Further guidance on entry requirements

Other qualifications

Applicants with the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or A-Levels can be considered for admission to Undergraduate degree programmes at the University of Edinburgh.

Each course may have further specific entry requirements. All applicants must meet these requirements.

You can also obtain further guidance on admissions requirements from staff in the Admissions Offices.

College of Humanities and Social Science Undergraduate Admissions
The University of Edinburgh David Hume Tower, George Square Edinburgh EH8 9JX
Work: +44 (0)131 650 3565
Fax: +44 (0)131 650 4678
Enquiry form: Ask a question using our online form
Web: HSS undergraduate admissions
College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, Undergraduate Medical Admissions
The University of Edinburgh The Chancellor's Building, 49 Little France Crescent Edinburgh EH16 4SB
Work: +44 (0)131 242 6407
Fax: +44 (0)131 242 6791
Email:
Web: www.ed.ac.uk/medicine-vet-medicine
College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, Undergraduate Veterinary Medicine Admissions
The University of Edinburgh Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies Easter Bush Veterinary Centre Roslin EH25 9RG
Work: +44 (0)131 650 6178
Fax: +44 (0)131 651 7305
Email:
Web: www.ed.ac.uk/vet
College of Science and Engineering
The University of Edinburgh Weir Building The King's Buildings Edinburgh EH9 3JY
Work: +44 (0)131 650 5737
Fax: +44 (0)131 650 5738
Email:
Web: www.ed.ac.uk/science-engineering

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