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College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine University of Edinburgh

The College has four schools - Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Biomedical Sciences and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and also provides undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in medicine and veterinary medicine. It is an internationally recognised centre of research excellence.

School of Biomedical Sciences

The School of Biomedical Sciences comprises three divisions (Biomedical Sciences, Medical Microbiology, and Neuroscience), all with active teaching and research programmes. It incorporates the Centre for Genomic Technology & Informatics, and the Centre for Neuroscience Research. It also has close links with the Centre for Infectious Diseases. The School hosts seven interdisciplinary research groups.

School of Biomedical Sciences Website

School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health

The School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health has an international research profile, with its submission in the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise to the Hospital-Based Clinical Subjects Unit of Assessment achieving a 5* rating and that to the Community-Based Clinical Subjects achieving a 4 rating.


Clinical and Surgical Sciences

Community Health Sciences

Medical and Radiological Sciences

Reproductive and Developmental Sciences

School of Molecular & Clinical Medicine

With active research awards exceeding 52M, the School houses major research, teaching and clinical groups in Cancer, Genetics, Clinical Neurosciences and Psychiatry, three Research Centres and two Interdisciplinary Research Groups.

School of Molecular & Clinical Medicine Website

Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

The School teaches postgraduate and undergraduate degree programmes, the latter providing the necessary training for a future career as a veterinary surgeon, and undertakes research across a range of veterinary-related fields.

Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies Website

Graduate School of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

The Graduate School offers an extensive portfolio of masters and PhD programmes across the biomedical and veterinary sciences within a world-class research environment with 5 and 5* ratings in the 2001 United Kingdom Research Assessment Exercise. The Graduate School is currently offering an exciting range of research and higher degree opportunities including:

Masters Degrees in subjects including Life Sciences, Human Genetics, Neuroscience, Reproduction, Virology, Public Health Research, Applied Animal Behaviour & Welfare, Equine Science, Dentistry, Medical Education, Pain Management, Forensic Science, Legal Medicine, Genomics & Pathway Biology, Dental Anxiety and Blood Transfusion.

Research Degrees in a wide range of topics based in the following research centres:

Centre for Cancer Research

New MRC PhD Studentship

Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences

Centre for Infectious Diseases

BBSRC CASE Studentship

Centre for Inflammation Research

Centre for Molecular Medicine

Centre for Neuroscience Research

Centre for Public Health and Primary Care Research

Centre for Reproductive Biology

Centre for Integrative Physiology

As well as creating a dynamic and interactive environment for graduate students, our aim is to encourage an interdisciplinary approach to training and research and to facilitate the achievement of excellence.

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College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

The University of Edinburgh

The Queen's Medical Research Institute

47 Little France Crescent

Edinburgh, EH16 4TJ

Telephone: 0131 242 9300

Fax: 0131 242 9301