University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Medical Sciences

This programme is designed for high-calibre medicine graduates who want to explore and benefit from medical research, perhaps with a view to pursuing a PhD or a career in research; students are offered the opportunity to undertake a research project in a laboratory or department relevant to their specialty; the choice of research projects carried out is wide and ranges from bench research to clinical research.

Entry requirements

Applicants require an undergraduate degree, or its international equivalent, in medicine; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 92 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE 61 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade C or CAE grade B.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MMedSci Full-time £ 6,600 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MMedSci Full-time £ 21,350 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MMedSci Part-time £ 3,175 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MMedSci Part-time £ 10,275 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Western General Hospital Edinburgh EH4 2XU Scotland

Key information

Telephone number: 
0131 536 3229