For students

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

These Pages Are Under Review

Please note that ITO pages are currently under review to reflect recent changes to the student support model. We will be working on updating and reviewing this content until the start of the semester in September 2022. Please bear with us and do not be alarmed if you find any content missing - it is probably unpublished while reviewed.

If you are a first-year undergraduate student in the School of Informatics please use the link below to access relevant information.

Link to information for new UG1 on the new taught students' website

If you are a continuing student you might find that some of the information in your handbook is outdated. We are migrating this content to the new page gradually as well.

Link to information for all students on the new taught students' website

We appreciate your patience.

 

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.

Student Support

All the information related to student support in Informatics.

Support for Learning

Information on support for students' learning provided in Informatics.

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.

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 2022/23

The MSc Handbook for the 2022/23 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.

Course Enhancement Questionnaires (secured)

Access to Course Enhancement Questionnaires

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