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Commonwealth Scholarship success for Biomedical Sciences

The Deanery of Biomedical Sciences and the The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies have been awarded 15 Commonwealth Scholarship Commission scholarships for six online MSc programmes starting September 2021.

Eligible programmes include MSc Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health, MVetSci Conservation Medicine, MSc Global Health and Infectious Disease, MSc International Animal Health, MSc International Animal Welfare Ethics and Law and  MSc One Health. 

Professor Sue Welburn has gained 195 CSC scholarships for the University of Edinburgh, and with 15 being awarded this year this will take the total to 210. 

Testimonials from some of our CSC scholars:

Jennifer Adong

Jennifer is a medical doctor in Uganda and reflects on how studying an MSc in Global Health and Infectious Diseases online has realigned her thinking of health.

Video: Jennifer Adong
MSc Global Health and Infectious Diseases online: Jennifer Adong, student testimonial

 

Justine Odionyi

Studying Global Health and Infectious Diseases online has enabled Justine Odionyi, a paediatrician from Kenya, to get the best out of stakeholders at work and align her work to donor demands.

Video: Justine Odionyi
MSc Global Health and Infectious Diseases online: Justine Odionyi, student testimonial

 

Dennis Muhanguzi

Dennis talks about how well an online environment can facilitate building of professional relationships and networks, and how studying an online masters has shaped his career.

 

Robert Aruho

Robert who graduated in 2017 with an MSc in International Animal Health, shares tips on being an online student and tells us how he fits studying online around his job as a wildlife veterinarian.

 

Further  information

Information on applying for a Commonwealth Scholarship Commission scholarships

MSc Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health,

MSc Global Health and Infectious Disease

Commonwealth Scholarships Commission (CSC) website