For students

Quick links and student handbooks with detailed information on courses, assessment, support, and contacts for each year.

Induction 2020 Information

Complete information for Informatics students starting in September 2020

COVID-19 Updates

Here you will find specific information and updates regarding the School and University's response to COVID-19 for taught Informatics students, including information on accessing Informatics buildings and study spaces.

Before you get here

A list of resources to get ready for your courses with basic knowledge in Mathematics and Computer Science.

6 Big Ideas to help you succeed in your Informatics degree

Director of Teaching, Prof Stuart Anderson has put together 6 big ideas to help Informatics students succeed.

Common Marking Scheme

The University of Edinburgh uses a Common Marking Scheme (CMS) for taught student assessment, as laid out in the Taught Assessment Regulations (see regulation 35). This document clarifies the interpretation of the general scheme in the context of the School, without changing the basic principles.

Student Support

All the information related to student support in Informatics.

Personal tutoring statement

Information for Students explaining the role of the Personal Tutor.

New students' handbook

Information and useful links for new students.

Year 1 student handbook

Welcome week induction, course information, assessment, support and contacts.

Year 2 student handbook

Welcome week induction, course information, assessment, studying abroad, support and contacts.

Year 3 student handbook

Welcome week induction, course information, assessment, support and contacts.

Year 4 student handbook

Welcome week induction, course information, assessment, support and contacts.

Year 5 student handbook

Welcome week induction, course information, assessment, support and contacts.

Taught MSc Handbook 2020/21

The MSc Handbook for the 2020/21 academic year.

External students

Information for students who are not on an Informatics degree programme but are taking an Informatics course as part of their studies.

Funding opportunities

A list of funding opportunities available to students in Informatics.

Quick links for all students

FAQ for students

Student support summary

Informatics sortable course lists

Informatics lecture timetables

Calendar of course work deadlines

Student access to examination scripts

ITO contact form

Student prizes