Undergraduate study - 2018 entry

Degree structure

Discover how you will study at Edinburgh, from the four-year degree experience to timetables and learning methods.

The four-year experience

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We believe our flexible four-year degree will give you the best chance of success in your future career.

Names of our degrees

Names of our degrees
An explanation of the differences in degree names between universities in Scotland and those elsewhere in the UK.

Three-year, five-year and six-year degrees

Three-year, five-year and six-year degrees
Some of our degree programmes offer direct entry to second year or require an extra year or two of study.

Study schedules

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Your schedule will vary depending on what you choose to study. Our students talk you through their typical weeks.

Degree timetables

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Your timetable, courses, options and specialisations will vary depending on your chosen programme.

Go abroad

Go abroad
Our exchange programmes let you pursue your studies and immerse yourself in new cultural experiences.