The University of Edinburgh - Bachelor's Degree

University of Edinburgh is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world. The university is deeply embedded in the fabric of the city of Edinburgh, with many of the buildings in the historic Old Town belonging to the university. The University of Edinburgh’s academic structure is based on three Colleges: College of Humanities and Social Science; College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine and College of Science and Engineering; within these colleges there are 20 schools.

  • Average Tution GBP 19,400
  • Acceptance Rate 10.7%
  • Students 35,258
  • International Students 24%
  • Student-Faculty Ratio 12:1

School Description

University of Edinburgh – founded in 1583 – is one of Scotland’s ancient universities. Some notable alumni from Edinburgh’s earlier years include: Charles Darwin, naturalist and geologist, whose radical ideas shaped modern thinking about where we come from; Flora Philip, the first female member of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society and one of the first women to graduate from the University in 1893 and Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish novelist, poet, essayist and travel writer who wrote much the loved classics: Treasure Island and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Naturalist and geologist Charles Darwin’s

More recent notable alumni from the University of Edinburgh include Emily Maw, Director of the Innocence Project New Orleans; Philippa Gregory, best-selling novelist and founder of the charity, Gardens for Gambia; Sir Chris Hoy, track cyclist and six-time Olympic gold medal winner and Professor Lesley Yellowlees, Vice-Principal and Head of the College of Science and Engineering. To date, 20 Nobel laureates – alumni and academics – are affiliated with Edinburgh University – including Winston Churchill who received a Nobel Prize in Literature.

Bachelor Programs

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Architecture

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of architecture and to conduct research in various aspects of the field. Includes instruction in architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; professional responsibilities and standards; and related cultural, social, economic, and environmental issues.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Landscape Architecture

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of landscape architecture and research in various aspects of the field. Includes instruction in geology and hydrology; soils, groundcovers, and horticultural elements; project and site planning; landscape design, history, and theory; environmental design; applicable law and regulations; and professional responsibilities and standards.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Accountancy

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Business

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Business Economics

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Finance

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    An integrated or combined program in accounting and finance that prepares individuals to function as accountants and financial managers or analysts.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Human Resources

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to manage the development of human capital in organizations, and to provide related services to individuals and groups. Includes instruction in personnel and organization policy, human resource dynamics and flows, labor relations, sex roles, civil rights, human resources law and regulations, motivation and compensation systems, work systems, career management, employee testing and assessment, recruitment and selection, managing employee and job training programs, and the management of human resources programs and operations.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    International Business

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    An advanced, professional study of the law, policies, and regulations governing transnational business and commercial practices, including the specialized tax law related to international financial transactions.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Management

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt in a rapidly changing, dynamic, and competitive global marketplace

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Marketing

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to undertake and manage the process of developing consumer audiences and moving products from producers to consumers. Includes instruction in buyer behavior and dynamics, principle of marketing research, demand analysis, cost-volume and profit relationships, pricing theory, marketing campaign and strategic planning, market segments, advertising methods, sales operations and management, consumer relations, retailing, and applications to specific products and markets.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Animation

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A general, undifferentiated program that focuses on the use of computerized digital images as the primary medium of expression in the visual and performing arts, and that may prepare individuals for a wide variety of careers using new media, including graphic design, digital animation, motion graphics, 3D visualization, game and interactive media design, music and sound design, video production, web design, photography, and other fields.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Computer Science

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Education

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Childhood Education

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to infant and pre-school age children with special learning needs or disabilities, and that prepares individuals to teach such students. Includes instruction in diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Mechanical Engineering

    GBP 21,900 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing and end-product systems used for specific uses, including machine tools, jigs and other manufacturing equipment; stationary power units and appliances; engines; self-propelled vehicles; housings and containers; hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement; and the integration of computers and remote control with operating systems.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Software Engineering

    GBP 21,900 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific and mathematical principles to the design, analysis, verification, validation, implementation, and maintenance of computer software systems using a variety of computer languages. Includes instruction in discrete mathematics, probability and statistics, computer science, managerial science, and applications to complex computer systems.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Chemical Engineering

    GBP 21,900 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes, such as chemical reactors, kinetic systems, electrochemical systems, energy conservation processes, heat and mass transfer systems, and separation processes; and the applied analysis of chemical problems such as corrosion, particle abrasion, energy loss, pollution, and fluid mechanics.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Civil Engineering

    GBP 21,900 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of structural, load-bearing, material moving, transportation, water resource, and material control systems; and environmental safety measures.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Electrical Engineering

    GBP 21,900 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of electrical and electronic systems and their components, including electrical power generation systems; and the analysis of problems such as superconductor, wave propagation, energy storage and retrieval, and reception and amplification.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Engineering

    GBP 21,900 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the solution of practical problems.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Engineering Management

    GBP 21,900 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of engineering principles to the planning and operational management of industrial and manufacturing operations, and prepares individuals to plan and manage such operations. Includes instruction in accounting, engineering economy, financial management, industrial and human resources management, industrial psychology, management information systems, mathematical modeling and optimization, quality control, operations research, safety and health issues, and environmental program management.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Art History

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the study of the historical development of art as social and intellectual phenomenon, the analysis of works of art, and art conservation. Includes instruction in the theory of art, art history research methods, connoisseurship, the preservation and conservation of works of art, and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Design

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program in the applied visual arts that focuses on the general principles and techniques for effectively communicating ideas and information, and packaging products, in digital and other formats to business and consumer audiences, and that may prepare individuals in any of the applied art media.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Film Studies

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program in the visual arts that focuses on the study of the history, development, theory, and criticism of the film/video arts, as well as the basic principles of film making and film production.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Fine Arts

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    Any instructional program in fine arts and art studies not listed above.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Graphic Design

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply artistic and computer techniques to the interpretation of technical and commercial concepts. Includes instruction in computer-assisted art and design, printmaking, concepts sketching, technical drawing, color theory, imaging, studio technique, still and life modeling, multimedia applications, communication skills and commercial art business operations.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Photography

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the principles and techniques of communicating information, ideas, moods, and feelings through the creation of images on photographic film, plates, and digital images and that may prepare individuals to be professional photographic artists. Includes instruction in camera and equipment operation and maintenance, film and plate developing, light and composition, films and printing media, color and special effects, photographic art, photographic history, use of computer applications to record or enhance images and applications to the photography of various subjects.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Music

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the knowledge and skills associated with personal music appreciation, the playing of a musical instrument, singing or recreational composition. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Studies in Law

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals for the legal profession, for related support professions and professional legal research, and focus on the study of legal issues in non-professional programs.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Law

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of law, for taking state and national bar examinations, and for advanced research in jurisprudence. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of the legal system, including the statutory, administrative, and judicial components of civil and criminal law.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Applied Mathematical Sciences

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of mathematics and statistics to the solution of functional problems in fields such as engineering and the applied sciences. Includes instruction in natural phenomena modeling continuum mechanics, reaction-diffusion, wave propagation, dynamic systems, numerical analysis, controlled theory, asymptotic methods, variation, optimization theory, inverse problems, and applications to specific scientific and industrial topics.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Mathematics and Computer Science

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program with a general synthesis of mathematics and computer science or a specialization which draws from mathematics and computer science.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Statistics

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of logical symbolic language and its applications.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Mathematics

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the analysis of quantities, magnitudes, forms, and their relationships, using symbolic logic and language. Includes instruction in algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Medicine

    GBP 25,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of medicine, involving the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of illnesses, injuries, and other disorders of the human body. Includes instruction in the basic medical sciences, clinical medicine, examination and diagnosis, patient communications, medical ethics and law, professional standards, and rotations in specialties such as internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics, neurology, ophthalmology, radiology, clinical pathology, anesthesiology, family medicine, and psychiatry.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Environmental Studies

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Biology

    GBP 21,900 Tuition Fee

    A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Biomedical Science

    GBP 21,900 Tuition Fee

    A general, program that focuses on the integrative scientific study of biological issues related to health and medicine, or a program in one or more of the biomedical sciences that is undifferentiated as to title. Includes instruction in any of the basic medical sciences at the research level; biological science research in biomedical faculties; and general studies encompassing a variety of the biomedical disciplines.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Chemistry

    GBP 21,900 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change, and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Cognitive Science

    GBP 21,900 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the study of the mind and the nature of intelligence from the interdisciplinary perspectives of computer science, philosophy, mathematics, psychology, neuroscience, and other disciplines. Includes instruction in mathematics and logic, cognitive process modeling, dynamic systems, learning theories, brain and cognition, neural networking, programming, and applications to topics such as language acquisition, computer systems, and perception and behavior.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Health Science

    GBP 21,900 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to practice as licensed professionals and assistants in the health care professions and related clinical sciences and administrative and support services.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Molecular Biology

    GBP 21,900 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the scientific study of the structure and function of biological macromolecules and the role of molecular constituents and mechanisms in supramolecular assemblies and cells. Includes instruction in such topics as molecular signaling and transduction, regulation of cell growth, enzyme substrates and mechanisms of enzyme action, DNA-protein interaction, and applications to fields such as biotechnology, genetics, cell biology, and physiology.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Neuroscience

    GBP 21,900 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the interdisciplinary scientific study of the molecular, structural, physiologic, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of the brain and nervous system. Includes instruction in molecular and cellular neuroscience, brain science, anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system, molecular and biochemical bases of information processing, behavioral neuroscience, biology of neuropsychiatric disorders, and applications to the clinical sciences and biomedical engineering.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Nursing

    GBP 21,900 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Pharmacology

    GBP 21,900 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the scientific study of drug interactions on biological systems and organisms and the sources, chemical properties, biological effects, and therapeutic uses of drugs. Includes instruction in pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, toxicology, drug therapeutics, drug action, bodily responses to drug events, biochemical proliferation and differentiation, apoptosis, cell biology, medicinal chemistry, and studies of specific drugs and drug interactions.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Physics

    GBP 21,900 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of matter and energy, and the formulation and testing of the laws governing the behavior of the matter-energy continuum. Includes instruction in classical and modern physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, mechanics, wave properties, nuclear processes, relativity and quantum theory, quantitative methods, and laboratory methods.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Plant Science

    GBP 21,900 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific principles that underlie the breeding, cultivation, and production of agricultural plants, and the production, processing, and distribution of agricultural plant products. Includes instruction in the plant sciences, crop cultivation and production, and agricultural and food products processing.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Veterinary Science

    GBP 29,600 Tuition Fee

    An integrated program of study in one or more of the veterinary medical or clinical sciences or a program undifferentiated as to title.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Zoology

    GBP 21,900 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the biology of animal species and phyla, with reference to their molecular and cellular systems, anatomy, physiology, and behavior. Includes instruction in molecular and cell biology, microbiology, anatomy and physiology, ecology and behavior, evolutionary biology, and applications to specific species and phyla.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Anthropology

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human beings, their antecedents and related primates, and their cultural behavior and institutions, in comparative perspective. Includes instruction in biological/physical anthropology, primatology, human paleontology and prehistoric archeology, hominid evolution, anthropological linguistics, ethnography, ethnology, ethnohistory, socio-cultural anthropology, psychological anthropology, research methods, and applications to areas such as medicine, forensic pathology, museum studies, and international affairs.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Classics

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the literary culture of the ancient Graeco-Roman world and the Greek and Latin languages and literatures and their development prior to the fall of the Roman Empire.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    English Literature

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the English language, including its history, structure and related communications skills; and the literature and culture of English-speaking peoples.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Economics

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    History

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the study and interpretation of past events, institutions, issues, and cultures.

  • The University of Edinburgh
    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Latin

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the Latin language and literature from its origins through its decline and its current ecclesiastical usage, as a secular and/or theological subject. Includes instruction in philology, related Italic dialects, Late Roman and Medieval Latin, and modern Church Latin.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    International Relations

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of international politics and institutions, and the conduct of diplomacy and foreign policy. Includes instruction in international relations theory, foreign policy analysis, international law and organization, the comparative study of specific countries and regions, and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Philosophy

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on ideas and their logical structure, including arguments and investigations about abstract and real phenomena. Includes instruction in logic, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, metaphysics, symbolism, and history of philosophy, and applications to the theoretical foundations and methods of other disciplines.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Political Science

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Includes instruction in political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, and studies of specific political institutions and processes.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Psychology

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the scientific study of the behavior of individuals, independently or collectively, and the physical and environmental bases of mental, emotional, and neurological activity.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Religious Education

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the theory and practice of providing educational services to members of faith communities, within the context of a particular religion, and that prepares individuals to serve as religious educators. Includes instruction in planning and teaching lessons, organizing and supervising instructional activities, designing and developing instructional materials, and administering religious education programs and facilities.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Theology

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the beliefs and doctrine of a particular religious faith from the intramural point of view of that faith. Includes instruction in systematic theology, historical theology, moral theology, doctrinal studies, dogmatics, apologetics, and applications to specific questions of ecclesiastical polity and religious life.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Social Sciences

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of social systems, social institutions, and social behavior.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Social Work

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the professional practice of social welfare administration and counseling, and that focus on the study of organized means of providing basic support services for vulnerable individuals and groups. Includes instruction in social welfare policy; case work planning; social counseling and intervention strategies; administrative procedures and regulations; and specific applications in areas such as child welfare and family services, probation, employment services, and disability counseling.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Sociology

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Languages

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on language, language development, and relationships among languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective. Includes instruction in subjects such as psycholinguistics, behavioral linguistics, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, mathematical and computational linguistics, grammatical theory and theoretical linguistics, philosophical linguistics, philology and historical linguistics, comparative linguistics, phonetics, phonemics, dialectology, semantics, functional grammar and linguistics, language typology, lexicography, morphology and syntax, orthography, stylistics, structuralism, rhetoric, and applications to artificial intelligence.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Chinese

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of present-day China and its historical predecessors, related borderlands and island groups, and the overseas Chinese diaspora.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Spanish

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the Spanish language and related dialects. Includes instruction in philology; Modern Castillan; Latin American and regional Spanish dialects; and applications in business, science/technology, and other settings.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Arabic

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the Arabic language. Includes instruction in philology; Classical Arabic; Modern Standard Arabic; dialects; and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    French

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of France, other Francophone countries inside and outside Europe, and the French colonial experience and the associated French minorities around the world.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    English

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the structure and use of the English language and dialects, speech, writing, and various aspects of the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking peoples.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Sports

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the rules and techniques of participation and skill building in competitive physical activities, as well as non-competitive physical fitness programs. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Sports Management

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the principles and practices of managing parks and other recreational and fitness facilities; providing recreational, leisure and fitness services; and the study of human fitness.

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    Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, United Kingdom

    Physical Education

    GBP 16,700 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on activities and principles that promote physical fitness, achieve and maintain athletic prowess, and accomplish related research and service goals. Includes instruction in human movement studies, motivation studies, rules and practice of specific sports, exercise and fitness principles and techniques, basic athletic injury prevention and treatment, and organizing and leading fitness and sports programs.

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          • 2007-2011, Business Studies

            This university provided me with so many opportunities to think differently, meet new people, try out new things as well as get educated by some of the top professors from the world. Additionally, Edinburgh is without a doubt the most beautiful city I have lived in!

          • 2003-2004, Business School Post-Graduate

            Fundamental insight. Open-minded discussion. Practical experimenting. Forward-looking application. No bullshit.

          • 2013-2013, Critical Thinking in Global Challenges

            Critical thinking is the ability to gather and assess information and evidence in a balanced and reflective way to reach conclusions that are justified by reasoned argument based on the available evidence. Critical thinking is a key skill in the information age, valuable in all disciplines and professions.