College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

Postgraduate degrees

Postgraduate programmes governance in CMVM operates through the PGT and PGR Committees. The QA representative sits on both committees and reports to College QA Exec.

Programme specification

Programme Specifications are available in the Degree Regulations and Programmes of Study.

Guidelines for approving new programmes

A guidebook produced by the CMVM New Programmes team.

Programme handbook template

A template for all PGT handbooks.

Enhancement-Led Institutional Review (ELIR)

Details about the preparations, timeline, ELIR Review Team visit dates, school contacts and Steering Group members are available from the Academic Services website.

Enhancement-Led Institutional Review (ELIR) guidance


Our MSc in Transfusion, Transplantation and Tissue Banking achieved accreditation by the Institute of Biomedical Science in November 2010.

IBMS accreditation

The University register of professional, statutory and regulatory bodies (PSRBs) is available on the Quality Unit website

University register of professional, statutory and regulatory bodies

Quality Annual Reporting

The PG committees report annually to the College QA Executive.

Staff/student liaison committee

All PGT students are given opportunities to feedback on all aspects of their programme. For on-campus programmes, this includes staff-student liaison meetings.

Internal subject review

There is a rolling programme of internal reviews, covering all PGT and PGR programmes,

  • Internal subject review (PDF document to be supplied)

The most recent Teaching Programme Review (TPR) and Postgraduate Programme Review (PPR) reports and responses are available from the Quality Unit website

Contact details

Mrs Gill Aitken

Deputy Programme Director, MSc Clinical Education

  • Edinburgh Medical School
  • College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Contact details



Room GU315
Chancellor’s Building
49 Little France Crescent

Post Code
EH16 4SB