College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

Unsuccessful applicants

If your application to study at the University of Edinburgh has been unsuccessful, we hope the following will help you understand the reasons why this decision has been reached.

The most common reasons for an unsuccessful decision are listed below.

If you feel that none of these reasons apply to you, then please feel free to email us and we will provide further detailed feedback.


Information for all programmes



MBChB Medicine



Biomedical Sciences



Oral Health Sciences



BVM&S Veterinary Medicine