Applicants for NEARLY ALL courses in the College of Humanities and Social Science MUST offer a GCSE (C or above) or Standard Grade (3 or higher) in a language other than English.
Applicants can offer a classical or
modern language, so Latin and Ancient Greek are accepted. The ONLY exceptions to this are for applications for education (primary, physical, community ed), 'applied sport science' and 'sport and recreation management'.
If you are applying for a course within the College of Science and Engineering, the GCSE language requirement does not apply for most courses.
If you do not meet these GCSE requirements in full you will be rejected. Please see here
on the HSS website for more information.
Applicants for law are highly advised to have A level/Higher English (Language/Literature/Combined course). Both GCSE English Lit AND Lang at an A or A* are accepted in lieu of an A level. Just Standard Grade English is not accepted.
There are additional subject and grade requirements for specific subjects, check the Edinburgh website before applying.