Find out if you are a suitable candidate for this programme, including qualifications you need and the time and computer requirements.
A medical degree (MBChB) or its international equivalent, is required. We may also consider applicants who are in a profession allied to medicine or who have relevant work experience in a clinical context. Candidates with a relevant background and alternative qualifications should contact us for further details.
English language requirements
You must be able to meet the minimum standards that are set out by the College and recommended by the University. You must provide evidence that you meet these criteria unless you are citizen of Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Granada, Guyana, Jamaica, New Zealand, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United States of America.
If you are not a citizen of one of these countries, you must provide evidence of your competence in written and spoken English.
You will need a computer with stable internet access and an up-to-date browser.
We make sure to provide materials that will be accessible regardless of your Internet Service Provider (ISP) or the speed of your modem.
The programme is accessed through the University of Edinburgh portal, MyEd, and delivered though the online learning environment, Moodle. These are password protected and you can access the University library and email through MyEd.
You are expected to have your own software, such as Microsoft Office, for word processing tasks.
Open Office is free to download, it includes word processing software as well as spreadsheet and presentation software.
There is a help section on Learn on the IS website for with information on browser compatibility and any software you may need to download.