College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Video: HCP-Med: interview with student Kirsty Egan
Kirsty Egan, a Year 5 medicine student and former nurse at Edinburgh Medical School, describes her experience on the programme, her daily routine, pastoral support, as well as study tips. Kirsty did her first three years part-time as part of our HCP-Med programme, and now joins the main MBChB programme for her final two years. Recorded summer 2023.

Applications are now open for HCP-Med: a medical degree for healthcare professionals living and working in Scotland. Curious about what life is like as an HCP-Med student? Year 5 student, Kirsty, takes you behind the scenes.

Students looking at a display in the anatomical museum

The College comprises two schools: Edinburgh Medical School and the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, where  vets, medics and biomedical scientists work together and study the common causes of disease.

Pupils taking part in the Science Insights programme

Find out about College research through our lively engagement programme.

A researcher with protective eyewear using a pipette

Medical and veterinary medical research at the University of Edinburgh has impact in more than 100 countries, including many developing countries.

College-wide information for staff and current students.

Considering coming to the College as a visiting or exchange student?

Biomedical Undergraduate students in the East West Laboratory

The Edinburgh Medical School integrates research and teaching across our three deaneries.

Intern with vet examining a dog

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is a world leader in veterinary education, research, and clinical practice, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

View of the Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics

The College is home to a number of institutes, focusing on specific areas of medical and veterinary research.