The University of Edinburgh

The information on this page was last updated on 17 August 2021.

The details of support available can change, so before you apply it's best to speak to the named contact to check exactly what they offer.

We are committed to doing all we can to help care leavers and students with care experience to apply to, and successfully study at, the University of Edinburgh.
We can offer:

advice on funding and accommodation;
365-day accommodation;
pre-application visit;
UCAS advice; support to get a part-time job and careers support for after university;
a staff mentor;
a named contact to keep in touch with you throughout your degree.

Please take a look at what help we can offer you – including our admissions pledge for care leavers – on our website here: https://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/undergraduate/access-edinburgh/carers-care-experience/care-experienced

Support we offer

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  • A named contact
  • Outreach sessions or activities
  • Pre-application help
  • Guidance for offer holders
  • A web page for care leavers
  • Careers advice and support after graduation

Accommodation we offer

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  • A place to live all year round
  • If not, help finding somewhere to live for the whole year

Funding support we offer

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  • Specific funding that's just for care leavers
  • Additional funding available (such as bursaries and grants)
  • Support for students seeking asylum
  • Support for those with discretionary leave to remain
  • Financial advice

If you are care-experienced, you will automatically be awarded an Access Edinburgh Scholarship. There is more information about this funding on our Scholarships and Student Funding page: www.ed.ac.uk/student-funding/undergraduate/uk-eu/loans-grants. 
We also work with the Unite Foundation to offer support for accommodation expenses: www.ed.ac.uk/student-funding/undergraduate/uk-eu/access-awards/unite. 

131 courses

Course information from Discover Uni was last updated in December 2020

Acoustics and Music Technology Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Anatomy and Development Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Anatomy and Development Little France
BSc
Animation Central and King's Buildings
BA
Applied Mathematics Central and King's Buildings
MMath
Applied Mathematics Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Applied Sport Science Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Art Central and King's Buildings
BA
Artificial Intelligence Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Astrophysics Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Astrophysics Central and King's Buildings
MPhys
Biological Sciences Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Biological Sciences (Biochemistry) Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Biological Sciences (Biotechnology) Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Biological Sciences (Cell Biology) Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Biological Sciences (Ecology) Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Biological Sciences (Evolutionary Biology) Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Biological Sciences (Genetics) Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Biological Sciences (Immunology) Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Biological Sciences (Molecular Biology) Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Biological Sciences (Molecular Genetics) Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Biological Sciences (Plant Science) Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Biological Sciences (Zoology) Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Biological Sciences with Management Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Biomedical Sciences Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Chemical Engineering Central and King's Buildings
BEng
Chemical Engineering Central and King's Buildings
MEng
Chemical Physics Central and King's Buildings Sandwich year
BSc
Chemical Physics Central and King's Buildings Sandwich year
MChemPhys
Chemistry Central and King's Buildings Sandwich year
BSc
Chemistry Central and King's Buildings Sandwich year
MChem
Childhood Practice (Part-time) Central and King's Buildings Part time
BA
Civil Engineering Central and King's Buildings
MEng
Civil Engineering Central and King's Buildings
BEng
Cognitive Science Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Computational Physics Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Computational Physics Central and King's Buildings
MPhys
Computer Science Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Computer Science Central and King's Buildings
BEng
Computer Science and Management Science Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Computer Science and Mathematics Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Computer Science and Physics Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Divinity Central and King's Buildings
BD
Ecological and Environmental Sciences Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Central and King's Buildings
BEng
Electrical And Mechanical Engineering Central and King's Buildings
MEng
Electronics and Computer Science Central and King's Buildings
MEng
Electronics and Computer Science Central and King's Buildings
BEng
Electronics and Electrical Engineering Central and King's Buildings
MEng
Electronics and Electrical Engineering Central and King's Buildings
BEng
Engineering Central and King's Buildings
BEng
Environmental Geoscience Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Fashion Central and King's Buildings
BA
Film and Television Central and King's Buildings
BA
Geography Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Geology Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Geology Central and King's Buildings
MEarthSci
Geology and Physical Geography Central and King's Buildings
MEarthSci
Geology and Physical Geography Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Geophysics Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Geophysics and Geology Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Geophysics and Meteorology Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Graphic Design Central and King's Buildings
BA
History and Economics Central and King's Buildings
MA
Illustration Central and King's Buildings
BA
Infectious Diseases Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Informatics Central and King's Buildings
MInf
Interior Design Central and King's Buildings
BA
Intermedia Art Central and King's Buildings
BA
Jewellery and Silversmithing Central and King's Buildings
BA
Law Central and King's Buildings
LLB
Law and Accountancy Central and King's Buildings
LLB
Law and Business Central and King's Buildings
LLB
Law and Celtic Central and King's Buildings
LLB
Law and Economics Central and King's Buildings
LLB
Law and French Central and King's Buildings
LLB
Law and German Central and King's Buildings
LLB
Law and History Central and King's Buildings
LLB
Law and International Relations Central and King's Buildings
LLB
Law and Politics Central and King's Buildings
LLB
Law and Social Anthropology Central and King's Buildings
LLB
Law and Social Policy Central and King's Buildings
LLB
Law and Sociology Central and King's Buildings
LLB
Law and Spanish Central and King's Buildings
LLB
Mathematical Physics Central and King's Buildings
MPhys
Mathematical Physics Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Mathematics Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Mathematics Central and King's Buildings
MMath
Mathematics and Business Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Mathematics and Music Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Mathematics and Physics Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Mathematics and Statistics Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Mechanical Engineering Central and King's Buildings
MEng
Mechanical Engineering Central and King's Buildings
BEng
Medical Sciences Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Medicinal and Biological Chemistry Central and King's Buildings Sandwich year
BSc
Medicinal and Biological Chemistry Central and King's Buildings Sandwich year
MChem
Medicine Little France
MBChB
Music Central and King's Buildings
BMus
Neuroscience Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Nursing Central and King's Buildings
BN
Oral Health Sciences Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Painting Central and King's Buildings
BA
Performance Costume Central and King's Buildings
BA
Pharmacology Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Photography Central and King's Buildings
BA
Physics Central and King's Buildings
MPhys
Physics Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Physics with Meteorology Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Physics with Meteorology Central and King's Buildings
MPhys
Physics with Year Abroad Central and King's Buildings
MPhys
Physiology Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Politics, Philosophy and Economics Central and King's Buildings
MA
Product Design Central and King's Buildings
BA
Psychology Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Reproductive Biology Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Sculpture Central and King's Buildings
BA
Social Work Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Software Engineering Central and King's Buildings
BEng
Sport and Recreation Management Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Structural and Fire Safety Engineering Central and King's Buildings
MEng
Structural and Fire Safety Engineering Central and King's Buildings
BEng
Structural Engineering with Architecture Central and King's Buildings
BEng
Structural Engineering with Architecture Central and King's Buildings
MEng
Textiles Central and King's Buildings
BA
Theoretical Physics Central and King's Buildings
MPhys
Theoretical Physics Central and King's Buildings
BSc
Veterinary Medicine Easter Bush
BVMS