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This one-year, full-time MSc by Research programme aims to introduce you to modern, up-to-date molecular and cellular biological research in the field of:
You will study in a stimulating, challenging and vibrant research atmosphere, at the interface between basic science and clinical patient care.
Who this programme is for
The programme is intended for high-calibre students with biological science, medical or veterinary backgrounds.
It is advised that you contact the Programme Director, Dr Richard Smith, prior to making your application to ensure this programme meets your academic aims.
Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.
Tuition fees vary between degree programmes. Find the specific fees for your chosen programme on our website.
University of Edinburgh is one of the world's top universities, consistently ranked in the world top 50 and placed 20th in the QS World University Rankings 2020. We provide a stimulating working, learning and teaching environment with access to excellent facilities and attract the world's best, from Nobel Prize winning laureates to future explorers, pioneers and inventors.
The diverse research areas on offer in the Centre for Reproductive Biology and excellent training opportunities ensured I thoroughly enjoyed my MSc in Reproductive Biology course. I have found the experience I gained throughout the year, both in laboratory techniques and verbal and written communication skills, invaluable to my future PhD studies.
The Masters by Research in Reproductive Biology provided invaluable training in the laboratory with access to the excellent facilities available at the Centre for Reproductive Biology. Working across multidisciplinary laboratories, gaining expertise in the reproductive research field and writing reports provided a sound basis for future PhD research.