Postgraduate degrees

Postgraduate programmes governance in CMVM operates through the PGT and PGR Committees. The QA representative sits on both committees and reports to College QA Exec.

Programme specification

Programme Specifications are available in the Degree Regulations and Programmes of Study.

Guidelines for approving new programmes

A guidebook produced by the CMVM New Programmes team.

Programme handbook template

A template for all PGT handbooks.


Preparation for the 2011 Enhancement-Led Institutional Review (ELIR) is in process.

For details about the preparations, timeline, ELIR Review Team visit dates, school contacts and Steering Group members, please see the Quality Unit website.


Our MSc in Transfusion, Transplantation and Tissue Banking achieved accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science in November 2010.

The University register of professional, statutory and regulatory bodies (PSRBs) is available on the Quality Unit website

Quality Annual Reporting

The PG committees report annually to the College QA Executive.

Staff/student liason committee

All PGT students are given opportunities to feedback on all aspects of their programme. For on-campus programmes, this includes staff-student liaison meetings.

Internal subject review

There is a rolling programme of internal reviews, covering all PGT and PGR programmes,

  • Internal subject review (PDF document to be supplied)

The most recent Teaching Programme Review (TPR) and Postgraduate Programme Review (PPR) reports and responses are available from the Quality Unit website

Contact details

  • Professor Karen Chapman
  • Endocrine Unit Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences
  • Room C3.09, Queen's Medical Research Institute
  • 47 Little France Crescent
  • Edinburgh
  • EH16 4TJ
  • Work: 0131 242 6736
  • Fax: 0131 242 6779

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