University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Geriatric Medicine

Research activities and collaborations span preclinical science to experimental medicine to clinical trials, with the focus on the key geriatric syndromes of cognitive impairment, stroke, and frailty, each leading causes of morbidity. Work also encompasses the broader field of healthy ageing.

Entry requirements

A UK 2.1 or Higher result, or its equivalent if outside the UK; 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
PhD Full-time £ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 17,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
PhD Part-time £ 2,026 per Academic year (home fees) 6 years
PhD Part-time £ 8,600 per Academic year (overseas fees) 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

Key information

Telephone number: 
01312 426 481