Studying in Scotland

There are 15 higher education institutions to choose from in Scotland, including world famous universities such as the University of St AndrewsUniversity of Glasgow and University of Edinburgh. Scottish universities offer some of the highest rates of student satisfaction for teaching in the UK, while graduates enjoy the highest rate of employment or further study in the whole of the UK.

Scottish universities are associated with excellence and each institution undertakes intensive research, meaning students are taught in an environment that is shared by academics looking to push boundaries in their field. Research at Scotland’s universities has led inventions and innovations such as the MRI scanner and development of keyhole surgery.

Scotland’s is less than one hour from London via plane, and just over 90 minutes from Paris. With international airports close by and a host of European cities a short flight away, Scotland is the perfect base to explore the best locations in Europe. Scotland’s fantastic pedigree in education, coupled with its vast history, make it a fantastic place for any international student to study and call home.

Scholarships and funding in Scotland

There are a variety of scholarship and funding options available to international students studying in Scotland at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Tuition fees in Scotland

Tuition fees in Scotland for international students are dependent on whether you are from the EU or the rest of the world.

Living as a student in Scotland

Scotland has a rich and historic culture and heritage and is a fantastic place for an international student to learn, with a wide variety of activities to enjoy away from study. Scotland’s seven cities - Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Stirling, Aberdeen, Inverness and Perth – all offer traditional metropolitan life to varying degrees, but Scotland’s real beauty is to be found in its mountains, countryside and scenic landscapes.

The country is overflowing with monuments, castles, museums and striking architecture, paying homage to a long and storied history. Many of Scotland’s galleries and museums are free of charge and, whether it is kilt-wearing bagpipe players or traditional ceilidh dances, your stay in Scotland will be a memorable one.

Apply to study in Scotland

If you are interested in studying at a Scottish university, arrange your free consultation in Abuja or Lagos today.

Scotland University Rankings

Rank

Name

1

University of St Andrews

2

University of Edinburgh

3

University of Glasgow

4

University of Strathclyde

5

Heriot-Watt University

6

University of Aberdeen

7

University of Dundee

8

University of Stirling

9

Robert Gordon University

10

Glasgow Caledonian University

11

Queen Margaret University

12

Edinburgh Napier University

13

Abertay University

14

University of the West of Scotland

15

The University of the Highlands and Islands

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