University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Internal Medicine

This programme covers basic physiology, pathophysiology, therapy and clinical management, as well as clinical skills, generic skills (including writing and research methods) law, ethics and prescribing ability; problem-based learning through clinical case scenarios will be used to enhance knowledge and clinical decision-making; we use a variety of e-learning resources and platforms, including a virtual classroom with online tutorials and lectures, online interactive resources and virtual patients.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a UK undergraduate degree or its international equivalent in medicine or a clinically relevant subject, plus work experience in a clinical context; applicants who fall below these requirements but have relevant work experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis; 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.

Course modules

Core modules: clinical pharmacology; science of medicine; laboratory medicine; imaging in medicine; acute medicine and clinical decision-making; clinical skills (communication, examination and medical procedures); introductory skills (IT skills, research/literature evaluation and writing skills); research methods. Optional modules include: cardiology; dermatology; neurology; clinical genetics; translational medicine; clinical education and teaching; medical ethics; palliative care and pain management.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PgCert On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgCert On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgDip On-line study September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years

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