So why should you apply to Edinburgh for Medicine?

It would be very difficult to find a medical student at Edinburgh who wishes they had gone anywhere else! If the beautiful city and prestigious international reputation aren’t enough for you, the high standards of research, broad selection of intercalated subjects and world-class facilities consistently place Edinburgh Medical School high in the league tables. The range of extracurricular activities available is huge, both university-wide and medic-specific, and medical students run their own sports clubs, comedy show and even annual musical! Edinburgh graduates continually place amongst the best in the UK in postgraduate specialty exams and its academic ethos offers medical staff who are keen to teach and encourage research projects.

Please explore our website to find out what it might be like to be part of the Royal Medical Society at Edinburgh and read some tips and comments about applying to medical school from RMS council members below! If you still feel unsure about whether to apply to Edinburgh, you can email your questions to with the subject ‘Prospective Student Questions’ and we will do our best to help! Please bear in mind, however, that we cannot help with specific questions about individual applications and the application process; the Medical School Admissions Team will assist with queries.

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