The University of Edinburgh is one of the oldest universities in Scotland. It has been preparing highly qualified specialists since 1583. Initially, the school accepted only children of British aristocratic families. In the 18th century, the University opened doors for foreign applicants. Today, the University of Edinburgh is chosen by many guests from Great Britain and Scotland. The contingent of the university totals 31000 students from 120 countries.
The institution attracts foreign students with high quality of educational services, excellent level of service, teaching, reputation and rating. University of Edinburgh is one of TOP-20 universities in the world. Certain areas and faculties are considered the best in Scotland. This applies primarily to the humanities and art.
World rankings - QS, The Times, Academic Ranking of World Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University - for the last 2 years have included the University of Edinburgh in TOP-30 universities in the world.
The university is located in the center of Edinburgh: the inspiring capital of Scotland is one of the great cultural centers in Europe.
Brief information. Language courses for foreign students wishing to study at the undergraduate and graduate programs at Edinburgh University.
About the program. The language program of the academic profile includes theoretical and practical exercises. On the first students learn grammar, vocabulary. Practical interactive sessions in the form of discussions, work in mini-groups, debate contribute to the development of communication skills, fluency and clarity of speech, allow you to work out pronunciation.
Students age: 17+
Start dates: September, January, April.
Requirements for enrollment: English В1-В2.
The result of the training: improvement of English, acquisition of skills necessary for the successful delivery of IELTS, familiarity with the methodology for completing examination assignments.
Short information. Preparatory profile program for undergraduate students.
About the program. The university offers two preparatory programs:
The course provides theoretical preparation of students in core subjects. Also the program includes a language module. Students study academic English: they improve their knowledge of grammar, get acquainted with thematic vocabulary, practice oral and written assignments.
Students age: 17+
Start dates: September, January
Requirements for admission : Intermediate level of English.
Learning outcomes: development of language, academic skills, filling knowledge gaps in subject areas, adaptation to university environment, with successful completion of the course - guarantee of enrollment in the undergraduate program .
Cost: 15250 GBP.
Short information. Higher education without narrow specialization within a specific academic direction.
About the program. Three-year program of training specialists in the field:
Students receive fundamental theoretical knowledge in the chosen field of science, develop practical skills necessary for the implementation of their professional activities.
Students age: 18+
Start dates: September.
Requirements for admission: IELTS 7.0 (for most specialties, 6.5 in some departments), certificate (EB, A-level, IB,) GCSE-C.
The result of training: a bachelor's degree, a large career prospects in the chosen field of activity.
Cost: from 15250 GBP.
Short information. Postgraduate program, distinguished by practical orientation and narrow academic specialization.
About the program. Master's programs in the field of medical, natural, humanitarian, public, exact sciences, engineering, and art provide for high-quality practical training of students for future research, scientific, pedagogical activities. Theoretical modules of courses differ intensity and specialization. Only profile disciplines are offered for study. Practical modules provide for the implementation of projects, research, internship.
Students age: 21+
Start dates: September
Requirements for admission: IELTS 7,0 (minimum result is 6,0 for each skill), bachelor's degree, resume, recommendations, motivation letter, for creative specialties - portfolio.
The result of the training: a master's degree, work experience in the chosen field (acquired on probations), career prospects in Scotland, England, abroad.
] Cost:from 20,000 GBP per year
The University's housing stock is represented by 4,100 places in residences on the campus. Comfortable accommodation in the hostel is guaranteed to every undergraduate student. Residences are equipped with cozy rooms with private facilities. 1-2 person accommodation is available on a self-service basis (meals, cleaning).
Master's students are offered a choice of accommodation in residences, apartments, private apartments. In some cases, additional paid service (cleaning, integrated nutrition) is possible.
Student life at the university is multifaceted. On the campus all conditions for sport and creative development are created. The university regularly organizes competitions, concerts, performances, various shows. Also, students are offered master classes of applied nature. In the university there are several dozens of clubs on interests and sports sections. On weekends, off-site excursions to Scotland and Britain are available to students.
The standard schedule includes lectures, seminars, workshops, electives. Also, every day a certain amount of time is spent on self-studying.
The campus of the university includes educational buildings, a library, sports infrastructure, a housing stock. Also, there are recreation areas, cafes, several shops. The technical equipment is one of the most modern in Scotland. In the auditoriums, lecture halls, laboratories of the university there is all necessary equipment for solving academic problems.
Studying period: September-June.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.