Literatures, Languages & Cultures

Prospective international undergraduates

The School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures has a long tradition of welcoming undergraduate students from around the world for its 4 year MA degrees. Join us and be a part of a thriving, diverse student community.

The School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures has students and staff from over 75 different countries currently working and studying within it.

The University website has a wealth of practical advice for international students, including guides to visas, entry requirements, language skills, fees, accommodation and student life in general.

Student advice

Entry requirements

Language requirements


You can also find a lot of information about living and studying in Edinburgh with the university's International Undergraduate Guide.

International Undergraduate Guide


Census points for Tier 4 students

Students studying in the UK on a Tier 4 visa are required to attend census points which are spread over the academic year. Attendance is monitored centrally by Student Administration.

Census information on Student Administration site


Edinburgh Global also has detailed advice on visa applications and regulations for prospective and current students

Immigration advice