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The School of Biological Sciences - Our Taught Masters Programmes

The University of Edinburgh is globally recognised for its excellence in research, development and innovation. We've been providing our students with world-class teaching for more than 425 years.

Joining the University as a student provides you with a unique opportunity to work with some of the most influential academics in your chosen field. At Edinburgh you will develop your specialist skills, deepen your understanding and gain new insights and perspectives to equip you for your career ahead.

Whether your plans are for employment or further study, in the UK or abroad, you'll find the highest quality research and learning opportunities here.

The School of Biological Sciences - Our Taught Masters Programmes

As the modern inheritors of our 400-year-old reputation for excellence, our staff and students contribute to a vibrant academic community whose visions are shaping tomorrow's world. The School's strong interdisciplinary research profile makes us a fantastic destination for postgraduate study.

All of our campus-based Taught Masters Programmes are offered either as a one-year, full time MSc degree, including a research dissertation or as a nine-month, full time diploma. The MSc degree involves two semesters of teaching followed by an individual research project while the diploma features two semesters of teaching and no project dissertation.

Our programmes will train you in advanced technical, analytical and presentation skills and you will have the opportunity to undertake independent research in a world class laboratory. You will develop skills and knowledge leading to a diverse variety of career options.

Equally, these programmes are an excellent preparation for a career in academic research and further study at PhD level.

The School of Biological Sciences - Our Taught Masters Programmes

Why study our MSc degree programmes?

  • Diverse and exciting career choice options
  • More to offer future employers
  • Learn emerging, cutting-edge disciplines
  • Study at a university with a first class reputation
  • Develop excellent learning skills, independent thought and innovation
  • Good investment in this economic climate
  • Experience the beautiful historic city of Edinburgh

To find out more please visit our website.

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