Biomedical Sciences

Postgraduate studying

Join our dynamic and collaborative research community. We offer flexible learning with part-time online distance learning, full-time on-campus taught MSc, MSc by Research and PhD programmes, and the opportunity for Postgraduate Professional Development with selected online courses.

Online learning

Our part-time Online Learning MSc programmes allow you the flexibility to arrange your studies around your working life.

Taught MSc programmes

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We offer one-year full-time taught MSc programmes in Human Anatomy, and Science Communication and Public Engagement.

MSc by Research programmes

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Our full-time MSc by Research programmes provide a research-based setting for learning.

PhD research programmes

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We offer a range of research areas for study at PhD level.

Dual PhD Integrative Biomedical Sciences (Zhejiang)

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The four year dual award PG programme in Integrative Biomedical Sciences is taught by the new ZJE Institute, a collaboration between the University of Edinburgh and Zhejiang University in China.

Postgraduate Open Days

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Visiting us and asking questions can help you decide if we're the right choice.

Postgraduate student testimonials

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Our students can tell you more about their experience of their programme.

Biomedical Sciences student community

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Connect with our postgraduate community, especially if you want to chat to other offer-holders and explore opportunities to network.