Biomedical Teaching Organisation

Study skills

As well as offering one-to-one teaching and award-winning peer group support, we can direct you to other departments offering a wide range of study skills services for students including workshops, factsheets, advice and learning resources.

A-Z of student services

See the full A-Z list of student services available to you.

The Institute for Academic Development

The Institute for Academic Development aims to help students succeed in their current studies and in their future careers.

Undergraduate resources

Postgraduate resources

Resit Bootcamp

On-campus workshops

There are a number of on-campus workshops for postgraduates run via the Institute for Academic Development throughout the year, covering topics such as presentation skills, academic writing and dissertation planning.

Register for on-campus workshops

Online courses

The Institute for Academic Development runs a number of online courses.  Some are tailored for distance learning students and others are open to all postgraduates.

Book an online Open workshop

Access the Institute for Academic Development's online resources

Student Counselling Services

Student Counselling Services offer wellbeing services and resources to help support your studies.

Improve your presentation skills at one of our workshops

Online and Distance learners can stress-bust with email counselling

Peer Proofreading

Edinburgh University Students' Association's Peer Proofreading service is open during semester for non-native English speakers.

Other students can help check your work for mistakes with Peer proofreading

Get in touch

If you would like further guidance on specific study skill areas, talk to us.

Biomedical Teaching Organisation (BMTO)

  • Edinburgh Medical School: Biomedical Sciences

Contact details



Doorway 3
Medical School
Teviot Place

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