University of Aberdeen: School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition

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 10 Medical School
We are proud to have been recently ranked 1st in Scotland for medicine and 4th in the UK in the Guardian League Tables 2019. The University of Aberdeen is a Top 30 UK University according to The Complete University Guide 2019.

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 excellence.

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 muscloskeletal health.

Foresterhill Campus
Located at the heart of the Foresterhill Health Campus, one of the biggest health campuses in Europe, state-of-the-art facilities include the Suttie Centre for Teaching and Learning in Healthcare. The Foresterhill site of over 125 acres now houses one of Europe's largest clinical complexes including Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Royal Aberdeen Childrens Hospital, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital as well as the brand new Emergency Care Centre.

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.

Masters Programmes
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. Some fully funded places are available to Scottish and EU students. Apply now. Start this September.

Master of Public Health (MPH) (also available online)
MRes Drug Discovery
MRes Medical Sciences
MSc Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and Biobusiness
MSc Clinical Nutrition (online)
MSc Clinical Pharmacology
MSc Drug Discovery and Development
MSc Genetics
MSc Global Health and Management
MSc Health Psychology
MSc Human Nutrition
MSc Immunology and Immunotherapy
MSc Medical Imaging
MSc Medical Physics
MSc Microbiology
MSc Stratified Medicine and Pharmacological Innovation

New for September 2018
MSc Cardiovascular Science and Diabetes
MSc Reproductive and Developmental Biology
MSc Industrial Biotechnology
MSc Molecular Medicine

For further information, or to apply, contact:
School of Medicine, Medical Science and Nutrition
AB25 2ZD
Telephone: 01224 272090

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