Research course

Stem Cell Research

University of Edinburgh · School of Biological Sciences

Entry requirements

Students are required to have a first class degree or equivalent or a very good 2.1 degree

Months of entry

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

Course content

The research focuses on the application of transgenic and genome technology to the understanding of mammalian physiology. Students are required to undertake a research project and are encouraged to attend lectures and seminars. A wide range of generic skills training courses are available.
Our PhD research is ongoing- please contact us for further details of start dates.

Department specialisms

Developmental immunology; embryo stem cell neurogenesis; genome engineering; stem cell bioinformatics

Fees and funding

MRC research and collaborative studentships
University of Edinburgh School of Biological Sciences scholarship.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
72 months

Course contact details

Admissions Secretary
0131 650 5828
0131 650 7773