Taught Degrees

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Our on-campus taught Masters degrees give you the opportunity to learn from the experts in your field while developing your skills and boosting your career prospects in research or industry. Each programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials and seminars, as well as practical and lab work. The degree concludes with a dissertation. Our Masters degrees take 12 months to complete, with the exception of taught Dentistry programmes (MClinDent and DClinDent) which take between 24 and 36 months. 

Hear from one of our students

Video: Christopher MSc Human Anatomy
On-campus Masters student discusses the MSc Human Anatomy.

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Video: CMVM Virtual Tour
Virtual Tour College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine 2020.

The video above tours some of our buildings from across the College.

You can also find a virtual map of the entire University of Edinburgh campus using the link below.

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Our taught masters degrees

Visit the programme websites below to find out more about each Masters (MSc) degree:

Animal Biosciences

Applied Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare

Clinical Anatomy

Human Anatomy

Public Health

Science Communication and Public Engagement

**Please note that due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, some of the programmes above may be temporarily suspended for the 2020/21 academic year. **

Taught Dental Programmes

We also offer the following taught dental programmes (MClinDent and DClinDent). Click on the links below to find out more information. 


Oral Surgery


Paediatric Dentistry


**Please note that due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, some of the programmes above may be temporarily suspended for the 2020/21 academic year. **

University Rankings 2021

According to The Guardian Best UK Universities Guide 2021, Edinburgh Medical School is now ranked 3rd in the UK, while the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is ranked 1st in the UK for the fourth year running.

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