Postgraduate study

Edinburgh Medical School: Clinical Sciences

About the School

Clinical Sciences is part of the Edinburgh Medical School and is home to the British Heart Foundation Centre for Cardiovascular Science, the MRC Centre for Inflammation Research, the MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine, the MRC Centre for Reproductive Health, the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences and the Edinburgh Dental Institute

We offer our postgraduate students a dynamic experience. Here you will find world-class research, co-location of research centres to facilitate interdisciplinarity, state-of-the-art facilities, MRC-funded centres, close collaboration with NHS hospitals, all major imaging technologies, clinical trials support and commercialisation training and opportunities.

Edinburgh Medical School

Established in 1726, Edinburgh Medical School was the pre-eminent medical centre of the 18th and 19th centuries. Today it retains its status as a leading force internationally in basic-to-clinical translational research and teaching.

We offer you the opportunity to study in an environment where research is an important component of every student’s life, nurturing a way of thinking that will equip you to deliver positive change for humanity. By bringing together clinicians and basic scientists, we create opportunities to develop cutting-edge work that makes a real difference to people’s lives.

Here at Edinburgh you will find a broad range of world-leading research centres, including Medical Research Council-funded centres, working side by side. We offer state-of-the-art facilities; co-location and close collaboration with NHS Lothian hospitals; all major imaging technologies; clinical trials support; and commercialisation training and opportunities. Our ground-breaking collaboration with Edinburgh BioQuarter, a landmark life science development on the Little France campus, is establishing Edinburgh and Scotland as one of the world’s major centres for biomedical commercialisation.

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We offer a range of options for postgraduate study: from professional qualifications to independent research, on-campus taught programmes to part-time, online study. Find out which graduate study option is right for you: