Why choose Edinburgh?
Edinburgh's vibrant and stimulating environment is the perfect place for your postgraduate study and research.
One of the world’s leading research universities, Edinburgh is ranked fourth in the UK for research power, based on the quality and breadth of our research.
We are committed to high quality and innovative teaching to help you reach your full potential.
Ranked 6th in the UK and 32nd in the world for employability*, the University of Edinburgh is an excellent choice for a postgraduate education with prospects.
Life at Edinburgh
Discover what it's like to live, work and study at the University of Edinburgh.
Support and welfare
You can take advantage of our extensive student support services as soon as you accept a place at Edinburgh.
We develop and maintain close links with industry and are an established force in commercial research and innovation.
We have a long and proud history of international collaboration and partnership across our teaching and research activity.
Our Colleges and Schools
The University of Edinburgh is divided into three Colleges, which collectively host 20 Schools.
Social responsibility and sustainability
We ensure that social, ethical and environmental concerns influence our decision making and the way we operate day to day.