University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Family Medicine

This course aims to equip students with the skills to become expert family medicine doctors, doctors who resolve more and refer less, whose presence will improve the quality of patient care by providing continuity and an understanding of the family and community context.

Entry requirements

Applications are welcome from medical graduates working in India or other low income countries with a commitment to continue working in poorly resourced areas. If English is not the 1st language, students must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of their spoken and written English: IELTS Academic: total 6.5 (at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL-iBT: total 92 (at least 20 in each module); PTE(A): total 61 (at least 56 in each of the 'Communicative Skills' sections; the 'Enabling Skills' sections are not considered);CAE and CPE: total 176 (at least 169 in each module).

Course modules

Family medicine; reflective practice and principles of general practice; evidence based medicine for rural family medicine in rural settings.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MFM Part-time £ 4,825 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance learning

Key information

Faculty of Life Sciences Postgraduate Admissions Administrator (Master\'s courses)
Telephone number: 
0131 650 9236