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Subject areas attending

A number of subject areas are represented at the Fair in 2017. These are listed alphabetically by College below. Student support services will also attend and their details are at the bottom of this page.

Science & Engineering

Astrophysics                                                                            Biological Sciences                                                                   Biomedical Sciences
Chemistry Earth Science Ecological & Environmental Science
Engineering Geography Informatics
Mathematics Physics and Musical Acoustics  

Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

African Studies & International Development



Asian Studies - Chinese

Asian Studies - Japanese


Celtic & Scottish Studies

Centre for South Asian Studies


Cognitive Science Design Economics

Edinburgh School of Architecture &

Landscape Architecture (ESALA)

English and Scottish Literature

European Languages & Cultures - French

European Languages & Cultures - German

European Languages & Cultures - Hispanic Studies: Portuguese,

Catalan, Spanish and Basque

European Languages & Cultures - Italian

European Languages & Cultures - Russian Studies

European Languages & Cultures - Scandinavian Studies

Gender in the Contemporary World

Health, Science and Society / Nursing


History of Art

Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies


Linguistics & English Language


Open Languages Programme


Politics and International Relations


Quantitative Methods

Science, Technology & Innovation Studies

Social Anthropology

Social Policy

Social Work


Sustainable Development

Theology and Religious Studies



The Moray House School of Education  will not be in attendance at the Academic Fair.   Students interested in taking a course from this Schools should contact the relevant Course Organiser if they require further information.  Course organiser contact details are available under the course information pages within the Path system.   The Path system also enables you to access information about courses, including course content and assessment methods.  You should also discuss your course choice ideas with your Personal Tutor (PT)who will then sign you up for agreed courses. Click here for further information about Path.


Student Services at the Fair

Academic Fair Welcome Desk
Careers Service
Centre of Open Learning (English Language Education and Short Courses for all) 
Edinburgh University Student Association (Peer Support and The Advice Place) 
Study Abroad
Institute for Academic Development (IAD)

Path:  Visual course selection & programme tool (Student Systems Team)