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Highlights of the Academic Year 2020-21

We take a look back at some of the highlights from our postgraduate community during the last academic year.

Please note, the list below is not comprehensive! To keep up-to-date with all of our postgraduate news and events, please read the Postgraduate Life blog.

Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2021

The College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine performed extremely well in the annual PTES [Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey] results. CMVM earned a 91% overall satisfaction rate, which is higher than the 79% Russell Group average.

Find out more about this achievement by clicking on the link below. 

PTES (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey) Results 2021


Rankings Success

The QS World University Rankings 2022 were recently published and once again, Edinburgh Medical School and the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies performed incredibly well. We ranked 21st in the world for medicine and 3rd in the world for veterinary science. Congratulations everyone!

This success contributed towards the University of Edinburgh moving up the league tables and ranking 16th in the world overall. 


New programme launches

We launched a host of new programmes this year, with three new online masters coming from the Usher Institute. Click the link below to find out more about these exciting new postgraduate options. 

Three new masters programmes launched


Accreditation Success

Two of our online programmes earned accreditation in the last year! 

The Master of Public Health was accredited by the Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation (APHEA). Meanwhile, the MSc Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors was awarded accreditation by 

Major Global Achievement for Online Master of Public Health

Major Accreditation Success for MSc Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors


Groundbreaking Research

Please find some links below to new studies coming out of the College's research community:

Covid-19 vaccine study for pregnant women

Early warning system to avert Covid-19 lockdowns

Covid vaccine linked to low platelet count


Related Links

Postgraduate Life blog

PhD Programmes

Online learning programmes