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Medical Sciences MMedSci by Research

Medical Sciences MMedSci by Research

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Full time | The University of Edinburgh | 1 year | SEP

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Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MMedSci - Master of Medical Science

Subject areas

Medical Sciences Research Methods (Science)

Course type


Course Summary

Why choose this course?

The Masters in Medical Sciences (MMedSci) programme offers the opportunity to learn robust research skills that you may not gain elsewhere.

Medical training is often very full with the clinical skills and knowledge you have to learn, that there is little time to learn how to do research.

This degree in medical sciences allows you to complete a full range of research projects, supervised by principle investigators within the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine.

Who is the programme for?

The programme is designed for medical graduates wishing to carry out a dedicated year of research training.

You will have the option to choose an area of research relevant to you career aspirations. The extensive breadth and depth of biomedical research training carried out at the University of Edinburgh offers you, as a clinician in training, opportunities to find a research area suited to your goals.


Writing Up Science (LISC11053) - Core
Project Planning and Ethics in Scientific Research (LISC11052) - Core
Current Topics in Veterinary Medicine (VESC11002) - Core
Effective Presentations (LISC11051) - Core
Introduction to Molecular Biology (VESC11001) - Core

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

A medical degree (MBChB or equivalent).