The grant is funded by the University of Edinburgh for the session 2020/21.

The sponsorship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and open to excellent students who want to undertake postgraduate degree coursework in the field of Human Medical programs.

Course Level: Postgraduate

Award: Full tuition fees

Access Mode: Online

Number of Awards: One

Nationality: International

The award can be taken in the UK

  • Eligible Countries: Applicants from African countries
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The sponsorship will be awarded to pursue MSc Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time), ChM Clinical Ophthalmolgy (Online Learning)  – 2 years (Part-Time) , MSc Clinical Trials (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time) , MFM Family Medicine (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time) , ChM General Surgery (Online Learning)  – 2 years (Part-Time) , MSc Global, Health and Infectious Diseases (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time), MSc Internal Medicine (Online Learning)  – 3 years (Part-Time),MSc Paediatric Emergency Medicine (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time),MSc Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors(Online Learning)  – 3 years (Part-Time), MSc Primary Care Ophthalmology (Online Learning)  – 3 years (Part-Time), MPH Public Health (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time), MSc Restorative Dentistry  – 3 years (Part-Time), MSc Science Communication and Public Engagement (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time),MSc Surgical Sciences (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time), ChM Trauma and Orthopaedics (Online Learning)  – 2 years (Part-Time), ChM Urology (Online Learning)  – 2 years (Part-Time), & ChM Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (Online Learning)  – 2 years (Part-Time).
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must have, or expect to obtain, the overseas equivalent of a UK first-class honours degree.

How to Apply: In order to gain access to the application system applicants must have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh. The online application form is located in EUCLID and can be accessed via MyEd our web based information portal at . When logging in to MyEd, you will need your University User Name and password. If you require assistance, please go to

  • Supporting Documents: Applicants must submit the academic transcripts, certificates, and CV.
  • Admission Requirements: For taking admission, applicants must meet all the entry requirements of the university.
  • Language Requirement: If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency. If you want to know more information go through the English language requirements page.

Benefits: The sponsorship will cover full tuition fees for the duration of the programme of study.

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Application Deadline: June 5, 2020