Student Selected Component (SSC) and summer vacation projects, funding and information for visiting medical students.
The Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) programme is the first step in training to become a surgeon.
What makes a good surgeon, and how to begin preparing now.
It is a myth that women and trainees with young families are unlikely to succeed in surgery.
It is advisable to do a Student Selected Component Four (SSC4) project or Summer Vacation Project related to surgery.
Eligible students may apply for several funds that finance vacation study.
Students from all over the world come to Edinburgh to take elective attachments.
This article was published on Feb 10, 2011