University of Edinburgh
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's, M.A. general, M.A. general honours, specialized degrees (3-5 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Upper half of second class division ii.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year first degree.
Documents required: Official transcript showing subjects examined and marks earned; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1583. Usual admission requirement is the Scottish Certificate of Education, Higher Grade (12 years of education) or the General Certificate of Education, Advanced Level (13 years of education).
|First class||75-100%||Very good||A|
|Second class div. i||65-74%||Good||B|
|Second class div. ii||55-64%||Satisfactory||C|
|Third class||50-54%||Marginal pass||D|
Some degrees may be awarded with mentions of "merit" or "distinction."
Language of instruction: English.
- Master's: After first degree earned with minimum of second class honours. 1 year "intermediate degrees" by coursework and dissertation; 2 years by coursework or thesis.
- Ph.D.: 3 years by research and thesis.
Last updated: May 09, 2005