Research course

Geriatric Medicine

University of Edinburgh · School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health

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Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent.

Months of entry

January, April, September, October

Course content

Our research activities and collaborations span preclinical science, experimental medicine and 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.

Research is based at the Royal Infirmary and Western General Hospitals. Contact us to discuss potential applications before applying.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Geriatric Medicine
+44 (0) 131 242 6481