Master of Family Medicine

Programme overview

Find out about the objectives of our programme, read about our team, and learn about the study modules.


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

Programme structure

The Master of Family Medicine runs over three academic years and is a part time, online learning programme.


Details on 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.