Taught course

Medical Research Skills

University of Aberdeen · College of Life Sciences and Medicine

Entry requirements

Suitable candidates will hold a degree, or equivalent qualification, at the prescribed standard in Medicine and also be accepted onto the Aberdeen / North Deanery Academic Foundation Programme.

Months of entry


Course content

The programme is open to doctors wishing to develop an academic career in medicine. Themes include hospital research, clinical data, translational research linking clinical and laboratory environments.

The College of Life Sciences and Medicine is offering Aberdeen / North Deanery AFP doctors with a unique opportunity to pursue a Postgraduate certificate in Medical Research skills. This programme will provide training in generic research skills within a clinical context. The rationale is to equip Aberdeen AFP doctors with fundamental research skills that will enable them to pursue a clinical academic career.

The University of Aberdeen College of Life Sciences and Medicine recognises this and is offering this unique opportunity to further develop your clinical academic profile and standing.

Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Secretary
+44 (0)1224 437096