Research course

Medical Sciences

Institution
University of Edinburgh · Medical and Radiological Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMPhilMSc by research

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline

Months of entry

September

Course content

The department is a federation of specialities including cardiology, clinical pharmacology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, human genetics, respiratory medicine and rheumatology.

Department specialisms

Gastrointestinal Immunology; Oral Vaccination; Intestinal Inflammation; Cardiovascular Pharmacology; Endothelial Function; Molecular Genetics of Mendelian and Multifactorial Disorders

Information for international students

Research training on intestinal immunity in man is particularly valuable to students from the developing world.

Fees and funding

MRC, Wellcome Trust, Scottish Office, British Heart Foundation, Cystic Fibrosis Research Trust, industry.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

MPhil

part time
36 months
full time
24 months

MSc by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Prof D Porteous
Email
sharon.mitchell@ed.ac.uk
Phone
0131 651 1035
Fax
0131 651 1085