Postgraduate Taught

Our taught postgraduate degree options are informed by the world-leading research being carried out in the School.

The programmes are shaped to ensure that students benefit from flexibility in their study choices, relevant content, valuable career enhancing skills and an enjoyable learning experience.

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Biomedical Sciences

Our biomedical sciences students are part of a vibrant research community and have access to a wide range of cutting edge facilities. The Institute of Medical Sciences supports the delivery of our biomedical sciences programmes and ensures that students benefit from being part of a culture of research excellence.

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Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Development

The University of Aberdeen is at the forefront of teaching and research in clinical pharmacology and drug development. As part of the School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition students benefit from close links with the NHS and being part of a culture that fosters innovations and commercial application of research.

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Health Sciences

Health Sciences students within the School benefit from a multi-disciplinary approach to learning, strong links with the NHS and access to the Institute of Applied Health Sciences and our world renowned Rowett Institute.

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Medical Education

With world class research facilities, excellent links to the NHS and a location on one of the largest clinical complexes in Europe, the University of Aberdeen is the ideal choice for graduate medical education.

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Medical Imaging

The University of Aberdeen has been at the forefront of medical imaging for over 30 years since we developed the first full-body MRI scanner.