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Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Repair

The University of Edinburgh

12 months
31100 GBP/year
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This Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Repair programme at The University of Edinburgh is a one-year, full-time, on-campus masters programme.


The Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Repair programme at The University of Edinburgh is structured around:

  • two laboratory-based research projects; and
  • a research project proposal writing component

Who is this programme for?

This masters programme prepares you for a career in academia or industry, whether you have recently completed an undergraduate degree or are a professional wanting to pursue a career in research.

The programme delivers cross-disciplinary training in a vibrant research environment to train skilled researchers uniquely equipped to capitalise on regenerative medicines potential to advance human health.

The aim of the programme is to train the next generation of experts in regenerative medicine and tissue repair. Successful advancement of tissue regeneration and repair relies on combining fundamental and translational research expertise in areas of:

  • regenerative medicine
  • developmental biology
  • stem cell biology
  • inflammation research

Such a cross-disciplinary approach will underpin the development of novel cell and drug-based therapies to stimulate repair of tissues damaged due to congenital conditions, trauma or disease.

Career opportunities

As a graduate of our programme, you will be well-placed to successfully pursue a PhD in biomedicine or take on challenging professional roles in academia or health care industries.

You will gain valuable transferable skills that will be beneficial in a wide range of professions.

Programme Structure

You will undertake two 20-week research projects in:

  • Laboratories of the Centre for Regenerative Medicine (CRM)
  • Laboratories of other centres at the Institute for Regeneration and Repair (IRR)
  • Laboratories, GMP facilities or research offices of collaborating centres or organisations

The research projects are core components of the programme.

You will:

  • Choose your projects from a list submitted by group leaders and professional experts, based around their current research and projects. Each research project bears 80 credits towards the programme total of 180 credits.
  • Disseminate your findings at group meetings, a poster day and a retreat.
  • Write up your project results as a dissertation (10,000 words), to be submitted for formal assessment towards your MSc by Research degree. 

The projects will also provide you with:

  • good research practice
  • scientific writing
  • analytical skills

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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180 alternative credits


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, in a relevant biological, medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine discipline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31100 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Home fees have still to be agreed

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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