Edinburgh Medical School

Locations and facilities

Our locations offer modern facilities and access to a wide variety of learning materials.

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Locations

The College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine is located in the Chancellor's Building, Little France, which is adjacent to the Royal Infirmary Hospital.

The Chancellor's Building offers state of the art lecture theatres, seminar rooms and a clinical skills laboratory as well as library and computing facilities.

The Medical Education Centre and other new developments at the Western General Hospital also provide a clinical skills training area and computer laboratories.

Libraries

Students have access to the libraries at all the hospitals, such as the Western General and Royal Hospital for Sick Children as well as the main University Library.

Lectures

Before 2016 entry:

The 1st and 2nd years are mainly taught at the University main campus in George Square and at the Old Medical School ,Teviot Place.

The 3rd - 5th years teaching takes place in hospitals, general practice and the Chancellor's Building.

2016 entry onwards:

The 1st and 2nd years are mainly taught at the University main campus in George Square and at the Old Medical School ,Teviot Place.

Where you are taught in year 3 depends on your choice of intercalated programme but could be on any of the University campuses.

The 4th to 6th years teaching takes place in hospitals, general practice and the Chancellor's Building.

Online facilities

The Edinburgh Electronic Medical Curriculum (EEMeC) is our dedicated virtual learning environment.

It contains all programme information and computer assisted learning and self-assessment packages and provides discussion pages for students.

You can see some of the features of the EEMeC system on the EEMec site below: