School of Economics

Current undergraduates

Information for current undergraduates in the School of Economics

Academic year 2020/21

Quick links

Welcome Week is from 14th to 18th September 2020 and the links below contain all the information you will need to get the academic year off to a good start. Teaching starts on Monday 21st September.

Please note that these pages are still being updated so keep checking back for more information.

Guide for new students

About Personal Tutors and Student Support Officers

Semester dates

The University Calendar is a useful source of information about important dates.

Contacting us

The School of Economics is based at 30-31 Buccleuch Place.

The offices are currently closed.

Things you need to know about studying with the School of Economics

An overview of what we expect from you and information about workload, changing courses, pass marks and progression, resits and withdrawing.

Help with your studies and life in general

Sometimes we all need a little extra help and advice so we have put together some information about the services that the School and the University offers.

Helpdesks, IT Help and lots more

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences also has a webpage that outlines regulations and procedures specific to students in our College.

Changing degree programme

How to change your degree programme - whether it is within the School of Economics or transferring into or out of the School.

Illness, Personal Problems and Special Needs

If illness or personal problems/circumstances interfere with your studies, class attendance, assignment deadlines or exams or you have special educational needs, there is help available.

Academic Misconduct

Academic misconduct is any type of cheating that occurs in relation to a formal academic exercise.

This includes plagiarism, collusion, falsification, deceit, cheating, and impersonation. The University takes all reported incidences of academic misconduct seriously and seeks to ensure that they are dealt with efficiently and appropriately.

Further information can be found by following the link below.

College guidelines on Academic Misconduct

Advice for Students on Plagiarism

Study Abroad

There is the opportunity to apply for spending your third year studying abroad, with wide variety of destinations in Europe, America, Australia and Asia to choose from.

Further information to be updated.

Extra-curricular activities

In addition to academic studies, the University of Edinburgh offers a wide variety of opportunities for extra-curricular activities and we have put together some suggestions for you to consider.