MSc in Critical Care
ward round

This innovative online MSc in Critical Care programme is offered in partnership between the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and The University of Edinburgh. The programme is aimed at doctors, nurses, paramedics and allied health professionals, and enables you to study 100% online at times that suit you.

ICU Nurse in uniform

Find out about how we deliver teaching and how you can work flexibly around existing work and family commitments. Read how group work enables you to work collaboratively with other students, and what computer or device you need to take part.

Visit the virtual intensive care unit

staff in icu

The programme will equip you with several opportunities to develop your career. This will depend on which of the three base specialty groups you belong to - doctors, nurses or allied health professionals (AHP).

tutor and student table discussion

Learn about the costs of the programme, funding opportunities, entry requirements and what you will need to apply.

Continuing Education written on a blackboard along with pencils and a book

PPD is aimed at working professionals who want to advance their knowledge through taking a postgraduate-level course(s)

Studying online may seem daunting, but we are here to support you. Find out about your access to the library and technical support, and how the academic staff will ensure they make themselves available for any questions you may have.

David Griffith, Olga Paterson, Graham Nimmo and Lindsay Rutherford, MSc in Critical Care Team

Find out out more about the programme during our online postgraduate learning weeks and days. If you have questions about this, or anything else, you can contact us using the online form below.

We are advertising an opportunity for ICM trainees to join the Edinburgh Critical Care Online team for a Special Skills Year in Education aligned with the FICM curriculum starting in academic year 2022/23. Further details below.