Biomedical Sciences

Undergraduate studying

Our programmes take a thematic and progressive approach which is embedded in a research-led teaching environment. We offer BSc(Hons) Medical and Biomedical Sciences programmes, the intercalated year of the MBChB, and Veterinary Science degrees specialising in Biomedical Sciences disciplines.

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences Programmes

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Biomedical sciences involves the study of the processes behind human health and disease and developments in the field drive and guide improvements in medical practice.

BSc (Hons) Medical Sciences

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Our BSc (Hons) Medical Sciences is a multidisciplinary programme that provides the knowledge, skills and personal and professional development appropriate for graduate entry to medicine, medical research or careers in one of the many healthcare or healthcare-related professions.

BSc Integrative Biomedical Sciences (Zhejiang)

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

Why choose Biomedical Sciences?

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Our graduates in Biomedical Sciences and Medical Sciences are highly sought after, with Edinburgh in the top 20 of the Global Employability University ranking.

Intercalated Bachelor of Medical Sciences with Honours

The Bachelor of Medical Sciences with Honours degree programmes may be intercalated as part of the MBChB programme. The intercalated BMedSci is taken at the end of second year.

Intercalated BSc (Hons) Veterinary Sciences

Veterinary medicine at Edinburgh mixes the best traditions with award-winning, progressive teaching. Our outstanding hospitals and teaching facilities provide an excellent environment to develop your practical and clinical skills.

Open days

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Visiting us and asking questions is a good way to find out if we're the right choice for your studies.