The MSc in Internal Medicine is an online distance learning course, completed part-time over three years. It is delivered by the University of Edinburgh, in partnership with the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

What

  • Clinical curriculum complements the syllabus for MRCP (UK)
  • Modules to advance patient management, to give practical experience in literature review, and preparation for future audit, research and publication

For

  • Primarily for doctors early in their careers
  • Current students from 35 countries: a global community of like-minded individuals

How

  • Delivered entirely online
  • Self-directed learning with tutor support and guidance
  • Elective modules available in 2nd year
  • In-depth study in an area of medicine in your 3rd year
  • Typical study time of 8-12 hours each week

Exit qualifications

  • After one successful year: Certificate in Internal Medicine
  • After two successful years: Diploma in Internal Medicine
  • After three successful years: MSc Internal Medicine

To find out how to apply and for more information visit the University of Edinburgh website. If you would like to discuss any aspect of the course, please email internal.medicine@ed.ac.uk

Scholarships

The College awarded seven scholarships for entry to the programme in September 2013, eight in 2014, ten in 2015 and seven in 2016.

Check scholarship eligibility and apply online