School of Informatics

How to apply?

Guidance on applying for undergraduate Informatics degrees.

Video: Applying for undergraduate programmes in the College of Science & Engineering
A short animated video which explains how to apply for undergraduate programmes offered by College of Science and Engineering at The University of Edinburgh.


Decide which degree you would like to apply for and follow the information on the University's pages on applying:

Applying to the University of Edinburgh

Entry requirements

Standard entry

Degrees and entry requirements - Individual degree pages contain specific entry requirements.

International applicants

Country specific entry requirements - We welcome applications from all over the world.

Other entry pathways

Entry to many degrees in Science & Engineering is possible via other qualifications (eg HNC/D, Access, SWAP).

LEAPS applicants

Mature students

Selection and offer making

You should be aware that attaining the minimum entry requirements will not guarantee you an offer of a place and many of our students arrive with substantially higher grades than are required. For more information on our selection criteria please see:


Further information