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Orthopaedic and Trauma Medicine

The University of Edinburgh

12 months
51400 GBP/year
9700 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The University of Edinburgh offers a comprehensive research programme in Orthopaedic and Trauma Medicine suitable for PhDs and MScs covering a diverse range of musculoskeletal disorders.


On entering the Orthopaedic and Trauma Medicine programme from The University of Edinburgh, you are assigned to the relevant research group. Your progress is monitored by a thesis committee convened from members within these groups.

You will participate in a monthly graduate seminar programme, presenting your analysis of original research.

You are encouraged to present your findings at national and international conferences. You are also encouraged to publish your findings in international journals, in advance of the submission of your PhD theses for examination.


The orthopaedic engineering unit, musculoskeletal research unit, and Micro-CT facilities are based in the Chancellor's Building, at the Little France medical campus.

Facilities for collaborative projects are based in the Centre for Regenerative Medicine and the Centre for Integrative Physiology. Both of these Centres are also located at Little France.

The outcome performance assessment facilities are based within the clinical department in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

Programme Structure

There are ongoing projects in the following areas:

  • musculoskeletal tissue engineering
  • stem cells
  • regenerative medicine
  • orthopaedic engineering
  • modelling of the musculoskeletal system
  • osteoporosis
  • fracture repair
  • clinical outcome studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to apply at least one month prior to entry so that we have enough time to process your application. 


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    51400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 51400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9700 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time fees: 

  • Home - £3,235
  • International/EU - £25,700

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.



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