MSc by Research in Biomedical Sciences (Life Sciences)

Why study Biomedical Sciences (Life Sciences) at Edinburgh?

This one-year, full time programme provides an excellent grounding for PhD or other academic study in the Biomedical Sciences.

You will learn valuable research skills, biomedical laboratory techniques and a wide range of other transferable skills that will give you an advantage for the rest of your career. You can also choose two themes that best suit your interests and career goals.

The programme includes seminars, taught modules and two research projects in our world-recognised research laboratories. We will also cover a range of valuable transferable skills including critical analysis of research papers, learning how to write a project grant application and literature review, and data presentation and statistical analysis.