The University of Edinburgh

United Kingdom

The University of Edinburgh is world-leading and globally recognized for its teaching, research and innovation. As an internationally renowned centre of academic excellence, Edinburgh is the site of many world-class research collaborations. Its entrepreneurial and cross-disciplinary culture attracts not only students but also staff from some 156 countries, which creates a unique Edinburgh experience.

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The University of Edinburgh is one of the world's top universities, consistently ranked in the world top 50, and placed 23rd in the QS World University Rankings 2018. Our entrepreneurial and cross-disciplinary culture attracts not only students but also staff from some 156 countries, which creates a unique Edinburgh experience. We provide a stimulating working, learning and teaching environment with access to excellent facilities and attract the world's best, from Nobel Prize winning laureates to future explorers, pioneers and inventors.

As host to more than 39,000 students from some 156 countries, the University of Edinburgh continues to attract the world’s greatest minds. The university offers 500 undergraduate programs and more than 300 taught masters courses and 150 research areas, and are one of Britain’s leading research universities. 83% of our research activity is rated as world-leading or internationally excellent, ranking us fourth in the UK based on the quality and breadth of our research and by far the most successful university in Scotland.**

The University of Edinburgh is embeds employability into teaching and learning experiences, and is ranked 6th in the UK and 32nd in the world for employability ***. The University's Careers Service, provides a host of opportunities to students to develop their skills, knowledge and experience throughout your studies.

The University of Edinburgh offers world-class facilities and first-class teaching in a city regularly voted as one of the best places to live in the world.

*   Times Higher Education World Rankings

**   The Research Excellence Framework 2014

*** Latest Global Employability University Rankings

Teaching and research excellence

The latest report from the Quality Assurance Agency awarded us the highest rating possible for the quality of the student learning experience. The University offers around 500 undergraduate courses and more than 300 taught masters courses from 150 research areas over three colleges:

The University's position as one of Britain’s leading research universities was reaffirmed by the results of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). The REF rates 83% of our research activity as world-leading or internationally excellent, ranking us fourth in the UK based on the quality and breadth of our research and by far the most successful university in Scotland. The dynamic research culture has led to the discovery of chloroform anaesthesia and the Higgs boson particle, and has produced innovations such as Dolly the sheep – the first mammal to be genetically cloned from an adult somatic cell. As well as the first genetically engineered hepatitis B vaccine and technology used in smartphones.

Percentage of international students

30%

Percentage of undergraduate students

64%

Percentage of graduate students

36%

Student to faculty ratio

13:2

Number of student clubs

280

Male to female ratio

2:3

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School of Biological Sciences

  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Biochemistry (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Bioinformatics, PgDip (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Evolutionary Genetics (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Quantitative Genetics & Genome Analysis (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Synthetic Biology & Biotechnology (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Systems & Synthetic Biology (Taught Masters)

School of Chemistry

  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Materials Chemistry (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Medicinal & Biological Chemistry (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Sensor & Imaging Systems (Taught Masters)

School of Engineering

  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Advanced Chemical Engineering (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Electrical Power Engineering (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Electronics (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Signal Processing & Communications (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Structural & Fire Safety Engineering (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Sustainable Energy Systems (Taught Masters)

School of GeoSciences

  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Carbon Capture & Storage (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Environment & Development (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Environmental Protection & Management (Taght Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Environmental Sustainability (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Food Security (Taught Masters)

School of Informatics

  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Cognitive Science (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Advanced Design Informatics (Taught Master)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Artificial Intelligence (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Computer Science (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Data Science (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Design Informatics (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in High Performance Computing (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in High Performance Computing with Data Science (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Informatics (Taught Masters)

School of Mathematics

  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Computational Applied Mathematics (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Computational Mathematical Finance (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Financial Modelling & Optimization (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Operational Research (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Operational Research with Computational Optimization (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Operational Research with Data Science (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Operational Research with Risk, PgDip (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Statistics & Operational Research (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Statistics with Data Science (Taught Masters)

School of Physics and Astronomy

  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Mathematical Physics (Taught Masters)
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Theoretical Physics (Taught Masters)
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