Biomedical Sciences

Online distance learning programmes

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

Anatomical Sciences (PG Cert/Dip)

Three different layers of the human body, Anatomage table
This postgraduate certificate and diploma is a unique opportunity for students who want to explore aspects of human anatomy through the flexibility of an online distance learning programme.

Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health (MSc, PgCert, PgDip)

This online learning programme provides an interdisciplinary approach to conservation management.

Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (MSc, PgProfDev)

Why study with us
This new three-year, part-time, online postgraduate programme leads to the degree of Masters of Science in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID).

Global Health & Infectious Diseases (MSc, PgDip, PgCert)

Fatuiva rainforest
In the past few decades there has been almost one new disease emerging each year and more than 75 per cent of these diseases derive from zoonotic origins. There is now more demand for investment and research to help us manage these diseases better.

International Animal Health (MSc, PgDip, PgCert)

Cows, farmers and dog
Livestock are vital to the lives of millions of people, but endemic and epidemic diseases that affect livestock limit productivity and exacerbate poverty.

Science Communication & Public Engagement (MSc, PgCert, PgDip)

Children wearing 3d glasses at the Edinburgh Science Festival
The fields of science communication and public engagement are currently enjoying unprecedented growth. This is being driven by a greater need to demonstrate the impact of publicly funded research, the need for science to be valued, increased government scrutiny and a desire for a stronger evidence base for policy decisions.