Biological Sciences

The Wellcome Trust Programme in Hosts, Pathogens and Global Health application deadline is 12 noon Thursday 2nd February 2017.

If applying for funding from the Principal's Career Development Scholarship, Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship or China Scholarships Council please also complete the application for funding by 1st February 2017 and by 14th February 2017 for Carnegie/Caledonian PhD Scholarships.

Why choose Edinburgh?

The 2014 UK research excellence assessment placed us 3rd in the UK for our research quality, and we are ranked in the world top 25.  

Our 130 active research groups and world-leading analytical facilities can support your R&D aims.

Explore our research and teaching expertise, and find key contacts.

Interested in becoming a Biological Sciences student?

Stay in contact with the School and keep up to date with our latest developments.

Our strategic project ‘Building a New Biology’ is an ambitious plan to grow our research and teaching capacity, quality and outputs to support intellectual discovery and generate health, social and economic benefits.

There are lots of ways in which we engage with communities locally and nationally to discuss our science.