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Postgraduate Life

Postgraduate Life

News and views from the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine's postgraduate community

Category: Our programmes

Two researchers in a laboratory

Our alumni tell us why they studied infectious diseases at Edinburgh and what they have gone on to do since graduating.

Students on our online Infectious Disease masters programmes come from a range of backgrounds and from places all around the world.

Abstract illustration showing a graduation cap, certificate and a briefcase.

There is a wide range of programmes available at the University of Edinburgh, and some of these give you different qualifications. What do these mean?

Side-by-side image of students studying online and on campus.

It’s important that your postgraduate programme meets your needs and priorities – here are five things to consider when choosing between learning on campus and online.

Matt Ball

Matt graduated from the Stem Cells and Translational Neurology MSc programme. Here, he tells us about his time on the programme and his experiences as an online student.

Professor Baljean Dhillon and David Pyott

David Pyott discusses the impact of the Pyott Foundation Scholarships in Clinical Ophthalmology with Professor Baljean Dhillon.

The emergence of a global pandemic has led to a newfound interest in epidemiology. But what is epidemiology? Who can study it? What sort of jobs do epidemiology graduates do?

Student learning online using a laptop at home

Several of our postgraduate programmes are accredited by professional bodies and organisations. But what does this mean?


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