Master of Family Medicine


Find out about the objectives of our programme, meet our programme team, and learn more about the modules you will study.


This part-time programme aims to equip students with the skills to become excellent family doctors.

Programme structure

The programme will run over three academic years. The programme will consist of taught courses of 140 credits, and a 40 credit project.


The core courses available to you during this programme.


Assessment will be divided across the taught courses of the Masters programme along with a final written project.

Student support

While you study with us you will be supported by the programme team, and have access to additional support and resources from across the University.

Programme Team

The team is comprised of academic and administrative staff from the University of Edinburgh and our international partners. Visiting tutors, who are often prominent family doctors in the field, are also invited to contribute.