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The University of Edinburgh Admissions 2024: Requirements, Application Fees & Deadline

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The UCAS Equal Consideration application deadline for undergraduate courses at The University of Edinburgh is Closed.

The University of Edinburgh offer rate is 40% for the undergraduate courses for the 2023 cycle. This means that the university is moderately selective at the time of admission. For some of the courses, the admissions process is competitive. So, in order to take admission to this university, besides having a strong academic record, the applicants must aim to meet all the entry requirements. For the University of Edinburgh admissions, the applicants must have a Class 12 qualification for bachelor’s courses. On the other hand, for admission to master’s courses, the applicants are required to have an undergraduate degree, and for a PhD degree, the applicants must have a master’s degree.

Also Read: Study Guide to UK for Indian Students 

The University of Edinburgh Admissions 2024 Highlights

Some of the popular courses at Edinburgh University are MBA, MSc Computer Science, MSc Management, etc. Study areas at the university are Business, Computer Science (Informatics), Design, Engineering, etc. Also, note that most new international students at the university are guaranteed to be offered a room in the University Accommodation. Do keep in mind the application deadlines for accommodations.

Particulars

Details

Application Portal

  • UG: UCAS
  • PG: University Portal

Application Fee

Applicable for some courses

English language proficiency tests

IELTS / PTE / TOEFL

International students application deadlines

UG:

  • Equal Consideration Application Deadline: Closed
  • For some courses: Jun 30, 2024

The University of Edinburgh Fees in INR 2024

Over 200 undergraduate courses and more than 150 postgraduate courses are offered by The University of Edinburgh. Check more details about Edinburgh University fees and courses from the table given below:

Courses 1st Year Tuition Fees Duration & Eligibility
MBA/PGDM (21 courses)
INR 25 L - 40 L
Duration: 12 months-1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7PTE: 61 - 70GMAT: 600 & Above
MS (60 courses)
INR 22 L - 40 L
Duration: 12 months-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7PTE: 61 - 70
BE / BTech (20 courses)
INR 29 L - 34 L
Duration: 4-5 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & AbovePTE: 61 - 62
BA (130 courses)
INR 23 L - 30 L
Duration: 4-5 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above
MA (55 courses)
INR 25 L - 31 L
Duration: 1 year-21 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7PTE: 70 & Above
MIM (20 courses)
INR 25 L - 39 L
Duration: 12 months-1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7PTE: 61 - 70
BSc (31 courses)
INR 23 L - 34 L
Duration: 4-6 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7PTE: 61 - 76
LLM (16 courses)
INR 25 L
Duration: 1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 7 & Above
BBA (28 courses)
INR 22 L - 24 L
Duration: 4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7PTE: 67 - 70
M.Arch (6 courses)
INR 25 L - 30 L
Duration: 1 year-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7PTE: 62 & Above
Others PG (13 courses)
INR 25 L - 26 L
Duration: 1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7
LLB (14 courses)
INR 22 L - 23 L
Duration: 2-4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above
B.Arch (2 courses)
INR 30 L
Duration: 4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above

Also Read: The University of Edinburgh Reviews

The University of Edinburgh Admission Deadlines for 2024

For the undergraduate courses, Edinburgh University application deadlines can be checked from the table given below:

Particulars

Deadlines

UCAS Equal Consideration Application Deadline

Closed

For some subject areas application deadline

Jun 30, 2024

Also Check: UCAS Application Guide 

The University of Edinburg Enrollment Statistics for Undergraduate

According to the University of Edinburg enrollment data 2023, the international applications received by the University of Edinburg was 69377 out of which 6409 students were enrolled in the UG program. The below table includes the University of Edinburg enrollment statistics for undergraduates:

Particulars

Headcount 2022

Headcount 2023

Application Received

75,438

69,377

Admitted Students

25,210

27,608

Total Students Enrolled

6,111

6,409

Yield Rate

24.2%

23.2%

Acceptance Rate

33.42%

39.79%

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Q:   How can I get admission to Edinburgh University?

A: 

Indian students willing to take admission to Edinburgh University must meet the academic requirements. The general admission requirement for bachelor’s courses is having a Class 12 qualification, whereas, for the postgraduate courses, the applicants are required to have a bachelor’s degree. Detailed University of Edinburgh admissions requirements for international students are given below:

Undergraduate

Colleges

Requirements

College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Class 12 equivalent exam with overall 80% with 3 subjects at 75%: CBSE All India Senior School Certificate Examination (SSC), CISCE Indian School Certificate (ISC)

College of Science and Engineering

Award of Certificate with five subjects at Class 12, with 80% overall average or above and a minimum of 80% in all required subjects (or above as required). Also, 75% is required at Grade 12 English

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Higher Secondary School Certificate were awarded by CBSE, CISCE; West Bengal State Board or Other State boards are accepted. But the minimum requirement varies as per the subjects, so check with the university to know the exact requirements

Postgraduate

  • In order to qualify for admission to master’s study at Edinburgh University, the applicants are required to have a good degree from a highly-ranked university in India. Entry requirements shall vary as per the program. However, the minimum score the applicants must achieve 60% or more / GPA of 8 on a 10-point scale in bachelor’s study
  • In case, the applicants are studying at an Institute of Eminence or an Institute of National Importance, they should then achieve 55% or more / GPA of 7.0

PhD Program

  • The application to a PhD programme requires students to typically have a master’s degree in a related or relevant subject, and a research proposal. Note that the entry requirements may vary as per the course

Also Read: Requirements to Study in UK for Indian Students 

 

Q:   How much does the University of Edinburgh cost for international students?

A: 

The University of Edinburgh tuition fees for international students can be checked from the table given below:

Courses

1st Year Tuition Fees

MBA/PGDM (21 courses)

INR 25 L - 40 L

MS (60 courses)

INR 22 L - 40 L

Cost / BTech (20 courses)

INR 29 L - 34 L

BA (130 courses)

INR 23 L - 30 L

MA (55 courses)

INR 25 L - 31 L

MIM (20 courses)

INR 25 L - 39 L

BSc (31 courses)

INR 23 L - 34 L

LLM (16 courses)

INR 25 L

BBA (28 courses)

INR 22 L - 24 L

M.Arch (6 courses)

INR 25 L - 30 L

Cost PG (13 courses)

INR 25 L - 26 L

LLB (14 courses)

INR 22 L - 23 L

Cost of Living: Budgeting for bills and utilities is an integral part of planning for university life. The cost of living can vary depending on the lifestyle, budget, and spending habits of students. According to Numbeo.com, the cost of living in Edinburgh for a single person is around £800 without rent. (Around INR 85,000). 

Note: The above currency conversion rate is as per £1 = INR 105.60

Also Read: Cost of Living in UK for International Students 

 

Q:   Is The University of Edinburgh hard to get into?

A: 

According to the UCAS admissions statistics mentioned by the university, The University of Edinburgh offer rate is 40% for the 2023 cycle. Out of the total number of 69,377 applications, the university sent out these many offers 27,608. Looking at the offer rate, it can be said that the university is moderately selective at the time of admission. However, various unofficial sources as well as the university have mentioned that the admission process is competitive. So, apart from having a strong academic record, to get into The University of Edinburgh, the applicants are required to have the following for undergraduate courses:

  • Qualifications
  • A personal statement
  • A reference
  • Relevant work experience
 

Q:   How much does Edinburgh MBA cost?

A: 

The University of Edinburgh cost for an MBA course for international students is £40,900 (Around INR 43 lakh). The textbooks cost will vary as per the books but the recent average of all core textbooks combined is £300 (Around INR 32,000), with additional book for electives averaging around £50 (Around INR 5,300) each. Check the living cost to know what amount has to be paid. International students are also eligible for the scholarships offered by the MBA program:

  • MBA Leadership Scholarships: Value of this scholarship is £10,000 (Around INR 11 lakh)
  • MBA Merit Scholarships: Value of this scholarship is £5,000 (Around INR 5.2 lakh)
  • MBA Achievements Scholarships: Value of this scholarship is £5,000 (Around INR 5.2 lakh)
  • MBA Diversity Scholarships: Value of this scholarship is £5,000 (Around INR 5.2 lakh)

Note: The above currency conversion rate is as per £1 to INR 105.60

 

Q:   How can an Indian apply to the University of Edinburgh?

A: 

Indian students willing to study at The University of Edinburgh can apply to the undergraduate courses via UCAS. For postgraduate courses, they can simply apply by clicking on the applying button from the respective course button. The documents required to apply are given below:

Undergraduate

  • Evidence of the school / college grades
  • Personal Statement
  • Reference
  • Any other supporting document

Postgraduate

  • A Personal Statement
  • Copies of degree certificates / academic transcripts
  • References (if required for the chosen program)
  • English language proficiency evidence
  • Certified translations (if original documents are not in English)
  • Any other document (as required)
 

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The University of Edinburgh Admissions 2024 FAQs

Q:   Does The University of Edinburgh offer scholarships to international students?

A: 

Yes, the University of Edinburgh offers various scholarships to international students. The details of some of the scholarships offered to international students are given below:

Undergraduate Students

  • Robertson International Scholarships: The School of History, Classics, and Archaeology offers up to 5 undergraduate scholarships to overseas students beginning their studies in September 2024. The scholarships are offered for the sum of £1,000 each
  • Edinburgh Global Undergraduate Mathematics Scholarships: This scholarship is offered to international applicants who showcase outstanding academic performance. The scholarships are worth £5,000 and will be paid directly to students in instalments as a contribution to living costs

For scholarships available to international postgraduate students, the applicants are advised to check out the official website of Edinburgh University.

Read: Scholarships to Study in UK 

 

Q:   Does Edinburgh MBA require GMAT?

A: 

In case, the applicants do not meet the academic entry requirements for Edinburgh MBA, then they are required to submit GMAT scores. The minimum academic requirement to study MBA course is having UK first-class or 2:1 Honors degree in any subject or equivalent overseas equivalent. Indian applicants are required to submit 1st class degree (60%+). If the university wants students to submit GMAT score, then a score of 600 as a minimum score is needed.

Documents required for MBA Application

  • Personal Statement
  • CV / Resume
  • Official transcript
  • English language proficiency requirement: IELTS score of 7.0 (at least 6.0 in each section) / TOEFL iBT with 100 / PTE score of 70 (with at least 59 in each section)

Also Read: MBA in UK 

 

Q:   Can I work part-time while studying at The University of Edinburgh?

A: 

Yes, students who havePart-Time Tier 4 Student Visa will have permission to work while studying at The University of Edinburgh. However, there are some restrictions to do so and those are:

  • 20 hours in any given week during term time if students are studying full-time programme at a degree level or above
  • 10 hours in any given week during term time if students are studying full-time programme below degree level
  • Full time during vacation periods once your official course end date

Also Read: Part-Time Work Options in UK for International Students 

 

Q:   Is the MBA from The University of Edinburgh good?

A: 

The University of Edinburgh Business School offering MBA course holds accreditations from AMBA, AACSB, and EQUIS. Furthermore, given below are the key highlights of the MBA course:

  • 81.5% Return on Investment
  • 92.6% for Diversity
  • In the QS Global MBA Rankings 2024, The University of Edinburgh MBA course is ranked at #67th position
  • MBA of Edinburgh University ranks 26th in the Corporate Knights 2023 Better World MBA

Also Read: Top-Ranked MBA Universities in UK 

 

Q:   Who is eligible for MSc Management at the University of Edinburgh?

A: 

The University of Edinburgh MSc Management course admission requirements are given below. Note that the admission to this course is competitive.

  • A UK first class or 2:1 Honors degree in any subject or an equivalent international qualification is required
  • Relevant work experience is not needed but may increase the chance of getting admission
  • IELTS with an overall score of 7.0 / TOEFL with total score of 100 on iBT, PTE Academic score of 70
 

Q:   What is the fees for Masters of Computer Science at Edinburgh University?

A: 

The University of Edinburgh MSc in Computer Science tuition fees for international students is £40,900 (Around INR 43 lakh). The duration of an MSc in CS is one-year. Do check out the scholarships to study MSc in CS in the UK.

Note: The above currency conversion rate is as per £1 to INR 105.60

 

Q:   What is the University of Edinburgh MSc Management ranked?

A: 

Edinburgh University ranking of MSc Management course is in the Top 5 in the UK 2022 by the Financial Times. The duration of this programme is one-year and the tuition fees to study this course for international students is £31,300. Note that this programme has an application fee of £60.

Also Check: The University of Edinburgh Ranking 

 
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