Precision Medicine Doctoral Training Programme

Programme Handbook

Precision Medicine Doctoral Training Programme Handbook: PhD with Integrated Study. Each student is responsible for familiarising themselves with the contents of this handbook and the Taught and Research Assessment regulations.

The Programme Handbook for the Precision Medicine Doctoral Training Programme PhD with Integrated Study is available as a PDF below and the most up-to-date version will be kept here. 

 

Male student in the Research Suite of the Main Library

This handbook collects the essential information about University regulations, programme structure, assessments, etc. that you will need during your studies. Please take the time to read the handbook and keep it for future reference. The handbook is updated at least once a year so be sure to follow the Handbook link below to ensure you have the most up-to-date version.

Every student must comply with the detailed requirements of the curriculum for the degree as set out in:

  • the appropriate Degree Programme Table
  • the programme handbook
  • the courses of study, the order in which courses are attended
  • the items of assessment for the programme which are published in the University Degree Regulations and Programmes of Study.

The University Degree Regulations and Programmes of Study set out University-wide and programmes specific regulations: 

http://www.drps.ed.ac.uk/20-21/

Degree Regulations and Programmes of Study Postgraduate Degree Programme Regulations 2020/21

http://www.drps.ed.ac.uk/20-21/regulations/PGDRPS2020-21.pdf

The Taught Assessment Regulations and Postgraduate Assessment Regulations for Research Degrees set minimum requirements and standards for students and staff, expressing in practical form the academic goals and policies of the University.

The Taught Assessment Regulations should be reviewed for the taught element of the PhD with Integrated Study and are available here:

https://www.ed.ac.uk/files/atoms/files/2020_taught.pdf

The Postgraduate Assessment Regulations for Research Degrees should be reviewed for the research element of the PhD with Integrated study and are available here:

https://www.ed.ac.uk/files/atoms/files/2020_postgraduateresearch.pdf

Code of Practice for Supervisors and Research Students

http://www.ed.ac.uk/files/atoms/files/copsupervisorsresearchstudents.pdf 

Disclaimer

The information provided in this handbook is intended to help you avoid unnecessary problems.

It is each student’s responsibility to familiarise themselves with the contents of this handbook, the Postgraduate Taught and Research Assessment regulations, and the Code of Practice for Supervisors and Research Students (links provided above).