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College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine PhD Studentships

Each year we offer a number of studentships to high calibre students interested in scientific research. Our funded PhD programmes provide outstanding candidates with studentships, world-class teaching and research training at our cutting-edge Research Centres.


College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

is an international leader in basic-to-clinical translational research. Our research centres and institutes provide and exceptional environment to over 1000 research students.

Funded PhDs programmes- What’s on offer?

The studentships offer eligible candidates a stipend, tuition fees (at the UK/EU rate) and a contribution towards research costs.

Our ‘integrated programmes’ also offer students the opportunity to broaden their knowledge by taking taught courses.

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine PhD Studentships

Our Flagship programmes

  • Bioscience: EASTBIO (funded by BBSRC)
  • Cardiovascular Science (funded by BHF)
  • Human Genetics, Genomics and Disease (funded by MRC)
  • Motorneurone Disease & Multiple Sclerosis: SPRINT (funded by MND/MS)
  • Optical Medical Imaging with Healthcare Innovation & Entrepreneurship : OPTIMA (funded by EPSRC and MRC)
  • Precision Medicine (funded by MRC)
  • Reproductive Health (funded by MRC)
  • Tissue Repair (funded by Wellcome Trust)
  • Translational Brain Science (Autism) - (funded by SFARI)
  • Translational Neuroscience - (funded by Wellcome Trust)

Why choose us for your PhD?

A world-class research environment: Our interdisciplinary Research Centres give research trainees the opportunity to overcome boundaries and work on cutting-edge research projects. When you study with us, you will work with some of the most influential academics in your chosen field and learn about the very latest developments in your subject.

Personal and professional development: Undertaking a PhD with us will develop your skills and attributes, enhancing your capacity to compete in the job market and to achieve your full potential as a scientist.

A supportive community: at Edinburgh you will have the support of your supervisor and benefit from a wide range of support services and facilities. You can look forward to a warm welcome to our vibrant scientific community.

A vibrant city: Edinburgh is an international city with a rich history and culture. Our city is regularly voted as one of the most desirable place to live in the world!

Other funding opportunities

In addition to our funded PhD programmes, we also offer funded PhD projects, which are usually advertised on

We also host students on personal fellowships provided by external funders, University scholarships or their private funding.

Find-out more about our PhD studentships

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