Postgraduate Study

Doctor of Medicine (MD)

The MD is a higher degree undertaken by clinically-qualified staff during their postgraduate medical training.

The MD is a higher degree undertaken by clinically-qualified staff during their postgraduate medical training.

A thesis for the degree of MD must deal with one or more of the subjects of study in the curriculum for the degrees of MBChB or with subjects arising directly from contemporary medical practice.

Applicants must hold a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, and a qualification that can be registered with the General Medical Council. They should also have at least one year of experience in scientific work bearing directly on their profession, or be in the practice of medicine or surgery.

Applicants must also work in south east Scotland, either employed by the University of Edinburgh or the south east of Scotland NHS, or be a research worker employed, self-financed or grant-funded at the University of Edinburgh, an associated institution or an NHS establishment.