Undergraduate study - 2025 entry
Edinburgh: Extraordinary futures await.

Making an application

How to apply to Edinburgh, what you need to apply, and when you should do it.

Apply through UCAS

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You must apply online through UCAS, the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service.

What you need to apply

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To apply to Edinburgh you’ll need qualifications, a personal statement and a reference.

When to apply

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You should apply by the relevant deadline to make sure your application is considered.

Apply for entry to second year

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You can apply to enter the second year of many of our science, engineering, biomedical sciences, medical sciences, and most art and design degrees.

Take a year out

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How to apply if you want to take a year out of study before starting university.

Transfer from another university

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We can consider your application to transfer from another university if you meet our transfer criteria.

Disabled applicants

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Support and advice for disabled students on applying to Edinburgh.

Submitting a complete and accurate application

Before you submit your application, you should make sure that all your information is complete and accurate, and does not contain false or misleading information.