The University of Edinburgh is one of the world’s top 20 universities (QS World University Rankings 2019) and one of the largest in the UK. It is also one of the most cosmopolitan universities, welcoming over 8,500 postgraduate taught and research students from more than 130 countries across the globe.
Our Masters by Research degrees give students a 12 month grounding in research. Students gain hands-on experience working in well-established research groups and experience a broad range of experimental approaches. Graduates are equipped for PhD study at any university in the world.
Alongside your extensive lab work, you will develop a wide set of transferable skills to prepare you for a career in scientific research. Skills you will develop include project planning, scientific thinking and ethics, presentations skills and grant writing.
Study at The University of Edinburgh and you’ll not only be a student at a world-class university (ranked 18th in the world*) but you’ll live in a world-class city. Regularly voted a top city in the world, Edinburgh is a beautiful and thriving capital, with an ancient castle right in the city centre!
(*QS world rankings 2019)