University of Edinburgh

Medical Sciences

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Program Information

School:University of Edinburgh
Faculty:Biomedical Sciences
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Biomedical Sciences, General
Description:Our BSc (Hons) Medical Sciences is a multidisciplinary programme that provides the knowledge, skills and personal and professional development appropriate for graduate entry to medicine, medical research or careers in one of the many healthcare or healthcare-related professions. A platform of compulsory courses delivers core material in biomedical sciences, medical sociology and medical ethics that underpins and directs advances in 21st-century medical practice. In addition, your option course choices offer you the flexibility to explore the broader biological, physicochemical, clinical and social sciences that underlie contemporary healthcare. Our medical sciences programme develops healthcare-related themes with a particular emphasis on current medical research and its significance for advances in medical/clinical practice. Opportunities exist for students to undertake research within groups recognised as delivering internationally excellent, and in some areas world-leading, research.

Medical sciences is founded on developing skills in academic research and scientific enquiry to encourage an awareness and understanding of the research that is needed to continue to advance clinical practice. Alongside a depth of knowledge in medical sciences, you will also develop a level of understanding and a breadth of skills that will enable you to contribute to, and guide, public debate on issues that affect healthcare for present and future generations.
URL:Medical Sciences at University of Edinburgh
Length:4 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    You must provide evidence that your written and spoken English is at a level that will enable you to succeed in your studies. If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English: • IELTS Academic module overall 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each component • TOEFL-iBT 92 or above with minimum 23 in Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing • Cambridge English: Advanced & Proficiency overall 176 with 169 in each component • Pearson Test of English (Academic): Total 61 with at least 51 in each "Communicative Skills" section • Trinity ISE: ISE II with distinction in all four components SQA and GCSE For SQA and GCSE students, unless a higher level is specified in the stated entry requirements, a pass is required in English at the following grades or higher: • SQA National 5 Grade C • SQA Standard Grade 3 • SQA Intermediate 1 Grade A • SQA Intermediate 2 Grade C • GCSE Grade C • IB Standard Level Grade 4

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 29, 2016

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