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


  • 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


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


  • 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


MSc Internal Medicine Scholarship Awards
Year Number of awards
2013 7
2014 8
2015 10
2016 7
2017 6
2018 5
2019 7
2020 5
2021 5
2022 6
2023 4


Check scholarship eligibility and apply online


In March 2024 we delivered a free webinar about this MSc, the MSc in Critical Care, and RCPE Scholarships available. Watch the recording.