International applicants
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Fees, funding and costs

There are a range of costs associated with financing your studies at the University of Edinburgh, including fees and accommodation.

Tuition fees

Tuition fee rates for international students are available on the Scholarships and Student Funding website. Fees are listed by course and level (undergraduate, postgraduate or study abroad students).

Tuition fees

Scholarships and funding

There are a number of scholarships and funding opportunities available to international students to study at the University of Edinburgh.

Full details of the eligibility criteria and the online application procedures for these scholarships are available from Scholarships and Student Funding Services.

Scholarships and Student Funding - Undergraduate

Scholarships and Student Funding  - Postgraduate


Most new international students are guaranteed to be offered a room in University accommodation.

Please be aware that there are deadlines for accommodation applications. Find out more about University accommodation applications on the New Students website.

New Students - Accommodation

Find out more about the type of accommodation offered at the University on the Accommodation website.

Seach University accommodation

Frequently asked questions about University accommodation

Living costs

Budgeting for bills and utilities is an important part of planning for university life. The cost of living can vary greatly depending on your lifestyle, budget and spending habits.

You can find out more about the costs of living in Edinburgh on the New Student’s website.

New Students - Living costs


If you plan to make any regular payments through direct debit (tuition fees, rent or household bills), or are receiving any support loans, it is recommended that you open a bank account in the UK. Learn about your options for opening your first student bank account in the UK on the New Students website.

New Students - Banking

Working during or after studies

The Student Immigration Service provide advice to international students on working during or after studying in the UK. 

You can find more information on the Student Immigration Service website.

Working in the UK - Student Immigration Service