School of Informatics

Our approach to Teaching for 2020

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We have a wide range of single and joint honours degrees to choose from.

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Contact us, if you are an industry partner who'd like to work with us. Our Business Development Team acts as a “one-stop shop” for industry partners.

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The School of Informatics, located in the heart of Edinburgh, is the largest institution of this kind in the UK and one of the largest in Europe.

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We offer taught and research study programmes across the field of Informatics.


We provide a fertile environment for a wide range of studies focussed on understanding computation in both artificial and natural systems.

Informatics excellence in research

We have produced more world-leading and internationally excellent research (4* and 3*) than any other UK university.

Informatics is changing the way we think and live, but what exactly is it?