Research course

Doctor of Medicine

Institution
University of Edinburgh · College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Qualifications
MD

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, and a qualification that can be registered with the General Medical Council. You should also have at least one year of experience in scientific work bearing directly on your profession, or be in the practice of medicine or surgery.

You will work in south east of Scotland, either employed by the University of Edinburgh or by south east of Scotland NHS, or be a research worker employed, self-financed or grant-funded at the University of Edinburgh, an associated institution or an NHS establishment.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

The MD is a higher degree undertaken by clinically qualified staff normally during their postgraduate medical training. Applicants must be working in the South East of Scotland, either employed as a member of staff of the University of Edinburgh, or as an NHS employee, or as a research worker employed or self-financed or grant-funded, in the University of Edinburgh or an associated institution or an NHS establishment.

A thesis for the degree of MD must deal with one or more of the subjects of study in the curriculum for the degrees of MBChB or with subjects arising directly from contemporary medical practice.

We have interests in:

  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular
  • Clinical Brain Sciences
  • Cognitive and Neural systems
  • Genetics
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Inflammation
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Neuroscience
  • Population Health Sciences
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Reproductive Health

Qualification and course duration

MD

full time
24 months
part time
36-48 months

Course contact details

Name
Paul Gladwell (Postgraduate Admissions Officer)
Email
paul.gladwell@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 242 6307