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Family Medicine

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Off Campus

Content

The Master of Family Medicine (MFM) is an innovative on-line Masters degree. To help you achieve your potential you will be equipped you with the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to deliver quality clinical care in family practice. You will also learn about family medicine as an academic specialty and develop specific academic skills. The aspiration is to empower learners to promote the development of compassionate and values-based family medicine that has a real impact on the individuals and communities that we serve.

Through the provision of excellence in family medicine education, the MFM delivers to Global Health targets including the achievement of Universal Health Coverage (part of Sustainable Development Goal 3) and the World Health Organisation’s vision for strengthening primary healthcare. To achieve the WHO vision family doctors will play a pivotal role within health systems around the world providing leadership to primary healthcare teams.

Entry Requirements

A medical degree (MBChB or equivalent). The programme is particularly well suited to those working in low or middle income countries with a commitment to continued working in rural poorly resourced areas.

Applicants will be considered who are in a profession allied to medicine or have relevant work experience in a clinical context.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MFM

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

3-6 years

Faculty

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Department

Medicine

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.ed.ac.uk

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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