School of Informatics

Prospective undergraduates

Information for prospective undergraduate students.

Events for 2021 Offer Holders

All of our Offer Holder events for 2021 entrants will take place online due to the current circumstances. Offer Holders will receive the relevant details about these events via email, including information on how to book.

Please also see our COVID-19 webpages for Prospective Students, which are being updated regularly, for detailed advice and support.

COVID-19 information for Prospective Students

Our degrees

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Information on our undergraduate degree programmes.

How to apply?

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Guidance on applying for undergraduate Informatics degrees.

Why study here?

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The University of Edinburgh is one of the world's top institutions for the study of Informatics.

International & visiting students

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We welcome applications from suitably qualified, fluent in English candidates, worldwide.

Visit us

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There are a number of opportunities for prospective undergraduate students to visit the School of Informatics throughout the year.

Placements and funding

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Information on available placement and funding opportunities.

Why study Informatics?

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Informatics is one of the most exciting fields of study today.


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Frequently asked questions for potential Informatics undergraduates.