Research course

Geriatric Medicine

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health
Qualifications
PhDMPhilMSc by research

Entry requirements

A good first degree in an appropriate subject, equivalent to a UK 2:1.

Months of entry

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

Course content

Our research activities and collaborations span preclinical science to experimental medicine to clinical trials, with the focus on the key geriatric syndromes of cognitive impairment, stroke, and frailty, each leading causes of morbidity. Our work also encompasses the broader field of healthy ageing.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

MPhil

part time
48 months
full time
24 months

MSc by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Gillian Mead
Email
a.young@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 131 242 6481
Fax
+44 (0) 131 242 6370