Undergraduate study - 2018 entry

Why choose Edinburgh?

Join some of the best students from around the globe at one of the world's top universities.

World-leading university

Founded in 1583, the University of Edinburgh is one of the world’s top universities.

World-class city

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Scotland's inspiring capital will be the backdrop to your studies — an irresistible blend of history, natural beauty and modern city life.

Careers and employability

Careers and employability
We're ranked 32nd in the world for the employability of our graduates and we invest in your future beyond the end of your programme.*

Learn from the best

World-leading research
As a student at Edinburgh you will learn from world-leading researchers.

Inspiring teaching

Inspiring teaching
We're committed to high quality, innovative teaching to help you reach your full potential.

Global student community

International community
Our diverse global community offers all of our students the opportunity to learn more about the world.

Imagine what you could do

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Watch our video series to find out more about why you should study at Edinburgh.

Lifelong community

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As an Edinburgh graduate, you will have the opportunity to stay involved with the University and with fellow students.

Social responsibility and sustainability

Social responsibility and sustainability
We ensure that social, ethical and environmental concerns influence our decision making and the way we operate day to day.

* Latest Emerging Global Employability University Ranking