Edinburgh Medical School

Visiting students

Information for students coming to Edinburgh Medical School on electives and other placements.

Intercalating at Edinburgh Medical School

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Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMedSci) programmes are available to external students who wish to intercalate at Edinburgh Medical School as part of the MBChB (Medicine) programme.

Medical electives programme

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Medical school students from all over the world can undertake elective attachments at Edinburgh Medical School teaching hospitals. Please note that Edinburgh Medical School does not participate in the Erasmus Programme, so we cannot accept Erasmus students.

Visiting postgraduates

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Information for prospective postgrads considering studying at Edinburgh Medical School.

General advice

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Essential introductory information if you are considering coming to Edinburgh as a visiting student.