University of Aberdeen: School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutritionhttp://www.abdn.ac.uk/smmsn
University of Aberdeen
School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition
The School of Medicine, Medical Sciences, and Nutrition provides a dynamic, world-class teaching, learning and research environment creating opportunities for greater knowledge and scientific discovery that will underpin maintaining good health and the treatment of disease.
Top UK Medical School
We are proud to be ranked 1st in Scotland for medicine and 2nd in the UK in the Guardian League Tables 2020, we are also ranked 1st in the UK for dentistry. The University of Aberdeen is a Top 30 UK University according to The Complete University Guide 2020 and is also ranked 2nd in the UK for sports science.
Commitment to Excellence
We are committed to developing excellence in our students and have world – leading expertise in a range of disciplines. We have 780 staff, providing teaching and research excellence and clinical expertise, who support a community of almost 2,000 students.
We have a thriving community of postgraduate students undertaking both taught and research degree programmes which strongly link to our areas of research expertise. We consistently achieve high levels of student satisfaction and our graduates are highly sought after by employees.
Organised into Institutes, incorporating world-class Research Centres, these are focused in areas of excellence which address the key challenges facing society today. These include cancer, women’s health, cardiovascular science and diabetes, arthritis and musculoskeletal health. In 2018, the University of Aberdeen was presented with the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in recognition of the University’s world-leading research into health services over the last 40 years.
Located at the heart of the Foresterhill Health Campus, one of the biggest health campuses in Europe, our state-of-the-art facilities include the Suttie Centre for Teaching and Learning in Healthcare, the Institute of Medical Sciences, the Institute of Applied Health Sciences and the world-renowned Rowett Institute which plays a major role in the UK research capability in nutrition and human health.
Our students benefit from access to cutting-edge facilities and technologies keeping us at the forefront of developments in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
We offer our postgraduate students several opportunities to engage with industry, meet leading academics and grow their professional networks. Every week our medical sciences students attend seminars led by distinguished speakers presenting on a wide range of topics on the theme of Molecules, Cells & Immunity, Physiology, Neuroscience and Behaviour. At the University of Aberdeen, we co-ordinate one of the UK’s largest community Café programmes where researchers present their work on topical issues in informal settings. Our students are often given the opportunity to contribute to Café Med and Café Sci, as well as participate in a range of other public engagement initiatives.
Our range of Masters programmes – delivered both on-campus and online - have been developed to provide the skills, knowledge and expertise to keep students at the forefront of innovation and pioneering treatments for disease. Programmes are delivered on a one year full-time or two year part-time basis, all starting in September.
Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Development
Medical Physics and Imaging
- Advanced Clinical Practice (Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert)
- Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and Bio-Business (MSc)
- Cardiovascular Science and Diabetes (MSc)
- Clinical Education (MSc)
- Clinical Nutrition (MSc)
- Clinical Pharmacology (MSc)
- Drug Discovery and Development (MSc)
- Foundations of Clinical Psychology (MSc)
- Genetics (MSc)
- Global Health and Management (MSc)
- Health Economics for Health Professionals (MSc)
- Human Nutrition (MSc)
- Immunology and Immunotherapy (MSc)
- Industrial Biotechnology (MSc)
- Medical Imaging (MSc)
- Medical Physics (MSc)
- Medical Sciences (Master of Research - MRes)
- Microbiology (MSc)
- Molecular Medicine (MSc)
- Physician Associate Studies (MSc)
- Public Health (MPH)
- Reproductive and Developmental Biology (MSc)
- Research Methods for Health (Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert)
- Special Care Dentistry (Master of Science - MSc (PG))
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