University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Doctor of Medicine

The MD is a higher degree undertaken by clinically qualified staff normally during their postgraduate medical training. Applicants must be working in the South East of Scotland, either employed as a member of staff of the University of Edinburgh, or as an NHS employee, or as a research worker employed or self-financed or grant-funded, in the University of Edinburgh or an associated institution or an NHS establishment. A thesis for the degree of MD must deal with one or more of the subjects of study in the curriculum for the degrees of MBChB or with subjects arising directly from contemporary medical practice. We have interests in: - Cancer - Cardiovascular - Clinical Brain Sciences - Cognitive and Neural systems - Genetics - Infectious Diseases - Inflammation - Medical Education - Molecular Medicine - Neuroscience - Population Health Sciences - Regenerative Medicine - Reproductive Health

Entry requirements

MD: Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements.

Course modules

See our website for detailed programme information.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MD Full-time - 2 Years
MD Part-time - 3 Years
MD Part-time - 4 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Central area campus EH8 9JZ Scotland

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Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Officer, Paul Gladwell (Veterinary Studies)
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