Biological Sciences

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Find out more about what it is like to study here.


Our excellent teaching, state of the art facilities and strong research environment make the School a great place to study.

Postgraduate taught

We offer thirteen on-campus taught masters programmes spanning the breadth of the Biological Sciences, taught by world-leading academics.

Postgraduate Research

PhD, MSc by Research and MPhil programmes at the School of Biological Sciences

Short-term visiting research students

We welcome applications from students registered at other Universities to the University of Edinburgh for a period of research, within the Graduate School of Biological Sciences.