International students need to meet a range of entry requirements to apply to the University of Edinburgh. These include:
- Academic entry requirements
- English language requirements
- Immigration requirements
Academic entry requirements
These vary depending on the programme you are interested in.You'll find the subjects and grades you need for the programmes you are interested in studying on the degree finder:
For international students, you can check grade equivalences on our entry requirements by country pages:
If you are interested in coming to Edinburgh for a year or a semester, rather than a full degree programme, you can find entry requirements on the Study Abroad in Edinburgh website:
English language requirements
All students of every nationality are required to prove their English language competence.
If you are coming to study in Edinburgh from an overseas country, you may need to apply for a visa. You can check if you need a visa, and what type to apply for, on the Immigration website.