There are a range of reasons why an application may not have been successful.
We are always prepared to explain the reasons behind an unsuccessful application. If your application to study at the University of Edinburgh has been unsuccessful we hope that this information will help you understand the reasons why this decision has been reached.
The most common reasons for an unsuccessful decision are listed below:
Information on our selection process can be found on our How we select web page:
See our guidance for school leavers and mature applicants which provides full information on the selection procedures for the College.
If after reading the common reasons that applications are made unsuccessful you feel that none of these apply to you or you still do not understand why your application has been unsuccessful, you can contact us for further feedback.
Further information on our Admissions Principles, Policies and Procedures can be found on our Admissions web page:
Please read the procedures for feedback and appeals at the following link. If you then wish to request feedback please contact us and ensure you include your name, UCAS number and the degree for which you have applied.
Contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office at email@example.com