PhD, MSc by Research and MPhil programmes at the School of Biological Sciences
The School forms one of the largest academic groupings of biological scientists in the UK. Our postgraduate research students are welcomed into a supportive community where they can develop skills that will serve them whichever direction their career takes.
Apply for a PhD
Browse PhD projects and find out how to apply
Apply for a Masters by Research or MPhil
We offer supervision for research projects agreed with a supervisor lasting a year (MSc by Research) or two years (MPhil).
Why Choose Edinburgh?
We are one of the largest and most highly rated centres of our kind in the UK and one of the top 25 worldwide for biological sciences - QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019
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