Undergraduate study - 2020 entry

Tuition fees

MBChB - 6 year programme

Fee rates for students commencing study at the University of Edinburgh after 1 Aug 2019

2019-20 entry




Years 1, 2 and 3 (preclinical and intercalated study)




Years 4, 5 and 6 (clinical study)




Direct Entry to Yr 4




Annual tuition fee


The Overseas/International annual fee rate is fixed for the duration of your degree programme.

There has been a restructuring of fees for overseas (non-EU) students who started the MBChB course from 2017-18. This reflects additional costs of tuition within the National Health Service, and the change to a fully integrated six-year course which includes the award of an Bachelor of Medical Sciences (Honours) Degree in addition to the MBChB degree. These changes to the fees have been balanced across the pre-clinical (years 1-3) and clinical years (years 4-6).


The fee level is set by the Scottish Government for Home-Scotland/EU students.

EU students

2019-20 entry EU students will be admitted as Scottish/EU fee status students, will retain that status for the duration of their studies, and are eligible for tuition fee support from the Scottish Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS).

Rest of UK students

The annual tuition fee is reviewed on an annual basis and increases are subject to Government guidance and regulation and will normally reflect the impact of inflation.

Resit/reassessment fee charge

Students may be charged an additional fee for reassessments.

Fees and funding

Find out more about how we determine your fee status and how much it will cost to study at Edinburgh and what funds are available to help you finance your time at university.

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