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Edinburgh Law School


Edinburgh Law School

United Kingdom


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Overview: Rankings 2021, Acceptance Rate, Tuition Fees, and Publications

Edinburgh Law School, founded in 1707, is a school within the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom dedicated to research and teaching in law. It is located in the historic Old College, the original site of the University. Two of the twelve currently sitting Supreme Court of the United Kingdom justices are graduates of Edinburgh.

In 2014, the Research Excellence Framework commissioned by the UK government, ranked the University of Edinburgh 1st in Scotland and 4th in the UK. The 2019 league table rankings from The Guardian placed Edinburgh at twenty-fifth in the UK. The 2019 Complete University Guide league rankings placed Edinburgh at 10th in the UK The 2018 The Times league rankings placed Edinburgh at 11th in the UK

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